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  1. Mindful Journalism and News Ethics in the Digital Era

    A Buddhist Approach

    Edited by Shelton A. Gunaratne, Mark Pearson, Sugath Senarath

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book aims to be the first comprehensive exposition of "mindful journalism"—drawn from core Buddhist ethical principles—as a fresh approach to journalism ethics. It suggests that Buddhist mindfulness strategies can be applied purposively in journalism to add clarity, fairness and equity to news...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reporting China in Africa

    Media Discourses on Shifting Geopolitics

    Edited by Herman Wasserman

    This book discusses the growing media engagement between China and Africa from the point of view of both these regions. The rapid increase in Sino-African contact has led to many controversies and debates in the media, often represented in simplistic terms and stereotypes that call for more...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethics for Digital Journalists

    Emerging Best Practices

    Edited by Lawrie Zion, David Craig

    The rapid growth of online media has led to new complications in journalism ethics and practice. While traditional ethical principles may not fundamentally change when information is disseminated online, applying them across platforms has become more challenging as new kinds of interactions develop...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social Media Communication

    Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics

    By Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

    In Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, Jeremy Harris Lipschultz presents a wide-scale, interdisciplinary analysis and guide to social media. Examining platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Youtube and Vine, the book explores and analyzes...

    Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Press Freedom in Africa

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Herman Wasserman

    This book gives an overview of current debates surrounding press freedom in Africa in response to ongoing contestations between media and governments on the continent. Through case studies of individual African countries as well as international comparisons, a wide range of global contributors...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Public Relations Ethics and Professionalism

    The Shadow of Excellence

    By Johanna Fawkes

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Do professions really place duty to society above clients' or their own interests? If not, how can they be trusted? While some public relations (PR) scholars claim that PR serves society and enhances the democratic process, others suggest that it is little more than propaganda, serving the...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Journalism Ethics

    Arguments and cases for the twenty-first century

    By Roger Patching, Martin Hirst

    Journalism Ethics: Arguments and Cases for the 21st Century explores the major ethical dilemmas facing journalists in the digital age. Engaging with both the theory and practice of journalism ethics, this text explains the key ethical concepts and dilemmas in journalism and provides an...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Ethical Issues in Communication Professions

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Minette Drumwright

    Series: New Agendas in Communication Series

    Dynamic, rapid, and radical changes are transforming the communication professions, provoking major implications for ethics. Traditional boundaries blur as media converge; relentless competitive pressures cause some forms of communication to atrophy and permit others to explode; and technological...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict

    By Jake Lynch

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    A Global Standard for Reporting Conflict constructs an argument from first principles to identify what constitutes good journalism. It explores and synthesises key concepts from political and communication theory to delineate the role of journalism in public spheres. And it shows how these concepts...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge