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Media Ethics and Social Change

1st Edition

By Valerie Alia

Routledge

224 pages

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pub: 2004-05-06
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Description

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.

Reviews

"…of real use for university courses in journalism and media studies." -- Terry Threadgold, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

About the Author

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies