Ethics of Media by N. Couldry

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Ethics of Media reopens the question of media ethics. Taking an exploratory rather than prescriptive approach, an esteemed collection of contributors tackle the diverse areas of moral questioning at work within various broadcasting practices, accommodating the plurality and complexity of present-day ethical challenges posed by the world of media.

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Nick Couldry is Professor of Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and Joint Chair of the Department of Media and Communications. He is the author or editor of ten books, including most recently Media, Society, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice (2012).Mirca Madianou is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leicester, UK. She is the author of Mediating the Nation: News, Audiences and the Politics of Identity (2005) and Migration and New Media: Transnational Families and Polymedia (with Daniel Miller, 2012).Amit Pinchevski is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is the author of By Way of Interruption: Levinas and the Ethics of Communication (2005) and co-editor (with Paul Frosh) of Media Witnessing: Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication (2009).
Published June 21, 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan. 311 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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London School of Economics

Bringing together philosophers and media scholars and drawing on a range of contemporary case studies, Ethics of Media aims to highlight the diversity of competing answers to the question, ‘is there an ethics of media?’ Patrick Weir finds that this is thought provoking first step in discussing th...

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