Media Ethics Beyond Borders: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Stephen J.A. Ward, Herman Wasserman

Routledge
Published April 13, 2010
Reference - 182 Pages
ISBN 9780415878883 - CAT# Y107815

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Summary

This volume explores the construction of an ethics for news media that is global in reach and impact. Essays by international media ethicists provide leading theoretical perspectives on major issues and applies the ideas to specific countries, contexts and problems, addressing such questions as: Are there universal values in journalism? How would a global media ethics do justice to the cultural, political, and economic differences around the world? Can a global ethic based on universal principles allow for diversity of media systems and cultural values? What should be the principles and norms of practice of global media ethics? The result is a rich source of ethical thought and analysis on questions raised by contemporary global media.

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