Media Ethics and Social Change

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Social Science - 229 pages
This book introduces students to the challenges of media ethics and socially responsible media practice. Using US and international case studies based on real-life experiences of journalists, newsmakers, policy makers, and consumers, Valerie Alia invites readers to examine the pressing ethical and moral questions faced by the media and develop strategies for ethical problem solving and decision-making.
 

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Contents

Illustrations
9
images
100
prospects and problems
147
what and where are they
160
Appendices
177
Codes of practice and statements of principles
191
Bibliograpby
209
Index
223
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Valerie Alia is Reader in Media Ethics and Culture in the University of Sunderland School of Arts, Design, Media and Culture; Senior Associate of the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge; and Co-Research Director of the Institute of Communication Ethics. She has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist and an academic in Britain, Canada, and the United States.

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