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This book examines the ethical challenges posed by new media formats, technologies and audiences. It considers how these emerging genres and technologies work, how they are reshaping the public sphere, and how the connections between product and viewer, and producer and media consumer, are being changed by new shows and formats. It includes lively chapters from a range of prominent media commentators and practitioners on a diverse range of issues, including reality TV, on-line media, the cash for comment scandal and emerging philosophical approaches to new media ethics. With so much interest in contemporary media forms, and so many heated debates about media ethics, this book will be a must for journalists, media practitioners, watchers and students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521534277
ISBN-10: 0521534275
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Catharine Lumby

Catharine Lumby is Associate Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Media and Communications Program, University of Sydney. Elspeth Probyn is Associate Professor of Gender Studies, University of Sydney.

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