Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Featured eBooks: Media ethics

Controversies in media ethics. This book offers students, instructors and professionals multiple perspectives on media ethics issues presenting vast "gray areas" and few, if any, easy answers. This third edition includes a wide range of subjects, and demonstrates a willingness to tackle the problems raised by new technologies, new media, new politics and new economics.

Handbook of mass media ethics. This Handbook encapsulates the intellectual history of mass media ethics over the past twenty-five years. Chapters will serve as a summary of existing research and thinking in the field, as well as setting agenda items for future research.

Media ethics beyond borders: A global perspective. This book explores the construction of an ethics for news media that is global in reach and impact. This title includes the essays that provide theoretical perspectives on major issues, and applies the ideas to specific countries, contexts and problems. It offers a source of ethical thought and analysis on questions raised by contemporary global media.
Real-world media ethics: Inside the broadcast and entertainment industries. The Los Angeles Times recently reported that the word "integrity? was the most looked up word on Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, suggesting that people are looking for guidance in a scandal-driven world. Issues of ethics and the media continue to dominate our awareness and present real challenges in our day-to-day work. This book shows the ethical decision-making process in action using tools of critical analysis and evaluation.

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