Contemporary media ethics :

Land, Mitchell,

Contemporary media ethics : a practical guide for students, scholars, and professionals /175 edited by Mitchell Land, Bill W. Hornaday. - 1st ed - Spokane, Wash. : Marquette Books, c2006. - xv, 432 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction, 1
Mitch Land
Section I¿Foundations
2. Utilitarian vs. Communitarian Ethics
John C. Merrill
3. The Case for Communitarian Ethics
Clifford Christians
4. Elements of Media Ethics Instruction
Edmund Lambeth
Section II¿Print and Electronic News
5. The Problem With "All-American Girls": Coverage of Slayings Brings out Best, then Worst, of Victims
Jacqueline J. Lambiase
6. Reporting on Environmental Activism: Ethical Considerations in Radio Interviews with Julia Butterfly Hill
Michael S. Bruner
7. Siege at Hanging Rock Homestead: Killers, Child Hostages and Broadcast Ratings
David Conley
8. Racial Justice vs. The First Amendment: How Far Is too Far to Protect Press Freedom?
Bill W. Hornaday
9. The Perils of Local TV Investigative Reporting: How One Attempted Corruption Sting Backfired
Alan B. Albarran
10. Ethical and Cultural Issues of Reporting on HIV/AIDS: A South African Case Study
Herman Wasserman and Arnold S. de Beer
11. "Outing" Revisited: The Ethics of Interviewing Grieving Relatives Unaware of Their Loved One's
Elizabeth M. Koehler

Section III¿Terrorism and International Reporting
12. Snuff Film or Serious Journalism? The Case of Daniel Pearl
Michael Nitz
13. Patriotism and Reporting on Terrorism: Cheerleading vs. Objectivity
Michael Nitz
14. Death or Discretion: CNN and "The News It Kept to Itself"
Dan Malone
15. A Tale of Four Ethics: Truth Telling in an Authoritarian State
Nicholas Daniloff
16. The Reporting of True Confessions: T he Dallas M orning N ews and Timothy McVeigh's Confession
Mitch Land
17. The McVeigh Decision at T he Dallas M orning N ews
Ralph Langer
Section IV¿Graphics and the Internet
18. Texas Bonfire Traditions: The Cartoon that Came Under Fire
Thomas Knieper and Marion G. Müller
19. Truth on Campus: The Anonymous David Slays the Political Goliath, But at What Cost?
James Whitfield
Section V¿Advertising and Public Relations
20. Does D Stand for Decadence? Magazine Publisher Considers Limits of Provocative Fashion Ads
Tom Reichert
21. Selling Lollipops to the Teen Market: Chupa Chups' "Oral Pleasure" Campaign
Tom Reichert
22. PETA's "Got Beer? Campaign: Brewing Up an Ethical Controversy
Benson P. Fraser and William J. Brown
23. Product Problem: Acting Responsibly, It's Not Your Fault
Doug Newsom
24. A Scuffle, a Stonewall, and a Season: Football Superstar Fights off the Field, But his Team Isn't Talking
Jacqueline J. Lambiase
25. Smoke vs. Fire: The Ethics of Client Representation in Public Relations
Barbara J. DeSanto
26. Publications Research: Figures, Facts, Fiction and Reality
Barbara J. DeSanto and R. John DeSanto
27. Crossing the Lines: The Unintended Consequences of "Crusading" Journalism
Dan Malone
About the Authors

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Mass media--Moral and ethical aspects.

P94 / .C584 2006

175 / C