Media Ethics and Social Change
Theory and Practice
By (author) Valerie Alia
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Media Ethics and Social Change by Valerie Alia
Book DescriptionAn engaging and original study of current issues in media ethics, this book challenges students to explore the relationship between media ethics and social change. It considers the potentially beneficial uses of media practice for humanity, addressing questions of inclusivity and diversity and specialist topics that are absent from other texts. Using case studies and exercises based on real-life experiences of journalists, newsmakers, policy makers and consumers, Valerie Alia invites readers to examine current media practice and develop strategies for ethical problem solving and decision-making. Topics discussed include: ethical theories; social scientific theories; the search for a responsible practice; internationalisation of the media; the ethics of interviewing; politicians, power and spin; media, minorities and gender; arts, sports and travel; ethics and images; changing technologies; and codes and principles. Features * The only book to consider media ethics in the context of social change * Provides current examples of British and international media practice, theory, problem-solving exercises, workshop simulations and case studies * Includes original cartoons, rare photographs of great 'muckrakers', an annotated list of relevant films, and a full bibliography and index.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748617739
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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An engaging and original study of current issues in media ethics, this book challenges students to explore the relationship between media ethics and social change.
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Author Biography - Valerie Alia
Valerie Alia is Visiting Professor, Centre for Research into Diversity in the Professions, Leeds Metropolitan University. She is the series editor for EUP's Media Topics series and author of The New Media Nation (Berghahn, 2009).
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