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Description - Media Ethics and Social Change by Valerie Alia

This textbook series provides critical introductions to the core subject areas within media studies. Each volume focuses on a key topic of module length and is designed to offer a critical overview as well as an intervention into the subject. Volume topics include: media theory and practice; history; policy; ethics; politics; discourse; culture; and audience. An introduction to issues and practice in media ethics, this book challenges students to identify the requisites for a journalism of integrity and conscience. It addresses questions of inclusivity and diversity and specialist topics that are absent from other texts. Using case studies and workshop exercises based on real-life experiences of working journalists, newsmakers and consumers, Valerie Alia invites students and teachers to examine media practice and develop strategies for ethical problem solving and decision-making. Topics discussed include: ethical theories; social scientific theories and ethical practice; the search for a responsible practice; internationalization of the media; the ethics of interviewing; politicians and the media; ethics and images; changing technologies; and codes and principles.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748617739
ISBN-10: 0748617736
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 22mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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