Cases and Moral ReasoningBook - 2009
Media Ethicsuses original case studies and commentaries about actual media experiences to impel readerss to think analytically about ethical situations in mass communication.Aiming to facilitate and enhance readers' ethical awareness, this market-leading text provides a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical principles of ethical philosophies.Media Ethicsintroduces the Potter Box (which uses four dimensions of moral analysis: definitions, values, principles and loyalties) to provide a framework for uncovering the important steps in moral reasoning for analyzing the cases that follow. Focusing on a wide spectrum of ethical issues facing media practitioners, the cases in this Eighth Edition include issues in journalism, broadcasting, advertising, public relations and entertainment.
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon/Pearson, c2009
Edition: 8th ed
Characteristics: xvi, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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