Higher Education

Media and Ethics: Principles for Moral Decisions, 1st Edition

  • Elaine E. Englehardt Utah Valley State College
  • Ralph Barney Brigham Young University
  • ISBN-10: 0155082566  |  ISBN-13: 9780155082564
  • 344 Pages
  • © 2002 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.50



Intended for applied philosophy courses and mass communication courses, this text takes an interdisciplinary view on the key topics in communication, ethics, literature, psychology, religion, and history. The writings in this anthology serve as a basis for a critical analysis of ethical issues facing the mass communication industry today.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Ethics for Media Professionals.
2. Moral Obligations of the Individual Media Professional.
3. The Powerful Impact of Information.
4. The Politics of Media Decisions: Who Wins-The Individual or The Community?
5. Public Perception of Media Decisions.
6. Journalism Ethics.
7. Advertising and Public Relations: Ethical Persuasion.
8. The History and Future of Media Ethics.