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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 27 new and published books in the subject of Media Ethics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Challenging Corporate Social Responsibility

    Lessons for public relations from the casino industry

    By Jessalynn R. Strauss

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly widespread, as businesses seek to incorporate socially responsible behaviors while still being accountable to shareholders. Indeed some research has suggested that CSR in itself can form the basis of good PR by promoting...

    Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Media Ethics

    Cases and Moral Reasoning

    By Clifford G. Christians, Mark Fackler, Kathy Richardson, Peggy Kreshel, Robert H. Woods

    Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning, Ninth Edition challenges students to think analytically about ethical situations in mass communication by using original case studies and commentaries about real-life media experiences. This market-leading text facilitates and enhances students' ethical...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge