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Ethics in Media Communications Cases and Controversies

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ISBN-10: 053456187X

ISBN-13: 9780534561871

Edition: 3rd 2000

Authors: Louis A. Day

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Using some case 70 studies, this book addresses critical issues relating to ethics in media communication. 28 of the case studies are new to this third edition of the text.
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Book details

List price: $67.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Louis A. Day is an expert in media law and ethics. His background includes experience as a television and radio news reporter, writer, and editor, and two years in public information with the U.S. military. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses at Louisiana State University.

Preface
Introduction
Ethics and Moral Developmentp. 2
Ethics and Societyp. 20
Ethics and Moral Reasoningp. 50
Truth and Honesty in Media Communicationsp. 72
The Media and Privacy: A Delicate Balancep. 114
Confidentiality and the Public Interestp. 154
Conflicts of Interestp. 184
Economic Pressures and Social Responsibilityp. 214
The Media and Antisocial Behaviorp. 242
Morally Offensive Content: Freedom and Responsibilityp. 276
Media Practitioners and Social Justicep. 307
Stereotypes in Media Communicationsp. 338
Media Content and Juveniles: Special Ethical Concernsp. 360
The Global Community and Shared Ethical Valuesp. 385
Epiloguep. 414
Society of Professional Journalists: Code of Ethicsp. 421
American Society of Newspaper Editors: Statement of Ethical Principlesp. 423
Radio-Television News Directors Association: Code of Broadcast News Ethicsp. 425
American Advertising Federation: Advertising Principles of American Businessp. 426
Public Relations Society of America: Code of Professional Standards for the Practice of Public Relationsp. 427
Selected Bibliographyp. 429
Indexp. 433
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