Download PDF by Howard Good: Desperately Seeking Ethics: A Guide to Media Conduct

By Howard Good

ISBN-10: 0585471479

ISBN-13: 9780585471471

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Traits winning within the media recommend a likely disintegrating proposal of media ethics. it's no shock; being moral is tough paintings and, may well rather well placed somebody in clash with triumphing traits. a number of the humans mentioned in the thirteen essays of Desperately looking Ethics illustrate this_from Socrates and Martin Luther King Jr., who either died for his or her rules, to reporter David Kidwell of the Miami bring in who selected prison over attesting for the prosecution in a homicide trial. this isn't simply one other media ethics e-book. attractive and non-conventional it breaks clear of the standard textual content perform of proposing the moral theories of recognized philosophers in watered-down shape. in its place, the individuals, all of whom train media ethics, opt for a poem, motion picture, tune, speech, or different cultural record, research it for implied or particular moral classes, after which observe the teachings of that paintings to a selected case that concerned debatable media behavior. as well as endnotes, each one bankruptcy includes questions for dialogue and a listing of extra readings. the place attainable, the participants have integrated all or a part of the poems, speeches, and different records they examine as assets of moral guideline and suggestion.

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Org/concern. For a detailed, narrative account of the first two weeks of reporting, see Marvin Kalb, One Scandalous Stoy:Clinton, Lewinsky, and Thirteen Days That Tarnished American Journalism (New York Free Press, 2001). 15. org / concern. 16. , 1-2. 17. For discussions of the importance of linking the private actions of public officials to their ability to perform the duties of their office, see Louis Hodges, “The Journalist and Privacy,” Journal of Mass Media Ethics 9, no. 4 (Summer 1994): 197-212; Meyers, ”JustifyingJournalistic Harms”; and Lee 42 Chapter 2 Wilkins, "Journalists and the Character of Public Officials/Figures," Journal of Mass Media Ethics 9, no.

Cotter, "The Public Plays Reporter: Atti- Journalism Codes of Ethics and the Clinton-Lauinsky Scandal 43 tudes toward Reporting on Public Officials,” Journal of Mass Media Ethics 7, no. 2 (Winter 1992):97-106. 33. Guide H. , August 1998). 34. Daniel C. Hallin, We Keep America on Top of the World: Telmision and the Public Sphere (New York Routledge, 1994); and W. Lance Bennett, “Toward a Theory of Press-State Relations in the United States,” Journal of Communication 40, no. 1 (Winter 1990): 103-125.

Journal of Mass Media Ethics 12, no. 1 (Fall 1997):5-17. , and Shannon Wabshall. ” Presidential Studies Quarterly 30, no. 3 (September 2000): 514-533. Thompson, Dennis F. ” Harvard International Journal of PresslPolitics 3, no. 4 (Fall 1998): 103-113. Winch, Samuel P. “ Journal of Mass Media Ethics 11, no. 4 (Summer 1997): 197-209. NOTES 1. asp (accessed 1 February 2002). 2. For surveys of the number of journalism codes of ethics in the United States, see Lucinda D. Davenport and Ralph S. Izard, “RestrictivePolicies of the Mass Media,” Journal of Mass Media Ethics 1, no.

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