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Mass communication ethics decision making in postmodern culture by Larry Z. Leslie

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Mass media and culture.,
  • Ethics -- History.,
  • Postmodernism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLarry Z. Leslie.
LC ClassificationsP94 .L47 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 326 p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL56708M
ISBN 100395904900
LC Control Number99071945

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Media Ethics in Journalism and Mass Communication: Exploring the Virtual World. Mass Communication and Ethics and representations of diversity tie in with mass communication ethics. Media Control and Ownership. One such convergence that affects many if not most of you reading this book is the creation of broadband Internet access through existing cable lines and the bundling of cable and high-speed Internet. Mass Communication: Definition. Mass communication is a process in which a person, group of people, or an organization sends a message through . “Mass communication--wonder as it may be technologically and something to be appreciated and valued--presents us wit a serious daner, the danger of conformism, due to the fact that we all view the same things at the same time in all the cities of the country.

  Robert S. Fortner is Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Bulgaria. He is the author or editor of seven books and almost essays. P. Mark Fackler is Professor of Communication at Calvin College. He has written extensively on topics relating to communication and journalism ethics.   Ethical issues in mass communication 1. Ethics comes from the Greek word ethos,meaning character, or what a good person is or does in order to have a good general, ethics deal with the philosophical foundations of decision making, or choosing among the good or bad options that the individual faces [Black, Steele, & Barney, ]. This is the first book to explicitly combine law and ethics rather than separate them as is traditionally done. Many journalism and mass communication programs now include "ethics" in the title for the media law course -- a recognition that journalism graduates must be grounded in ethics and that a combined course is the most feasible and.   Mass communication law and ethics book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A survey of mass media law instructors in found 3/5(1).

Established in , it is the oldest refereed scholarly journal in mass communication and provides leadership in scholarship for the field. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Mass communication is the process of imparting and exchanging information through mass media to large segments of the population. It is usually understood for relating to various forms of media, as these technologies are used for the dissemination of information, of which journalism and advertising are part. Mass communication differs from other forms of communication, such as . Understanding Media and Culture: an Introduction to Mass Communication covers all the important topics in mass communication and media history. It also provides case studies, Key Takeaways, Exercises, End-of-Chapter Assessment, Critical Thinking Questions, and Career Connections in every chapter.4/5(21). This half of the book is very strong and well worth reading for communication decision makers. The second half of the book is devoted to a broad range of mass communication contexts in which problematic decisions will need to be made, each illustrated by a series of ethical cases. This half of the book is not as strong as the first/5(3).