Journalism, Ethics and Society
By: David Berry (author)Hardback
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Journalism, Ethics and Society provides a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of debates within media ethics in relation to the purpose of news and journalism for society. It assesses how the meaning of news and journalism is central to a discourse in ethics and further evaluates the continuing role of liberalism in helping to define both theory and practice. Its timely and topical analysis focuses on two of the most central concepts within media ethics and journalistic practice: the US based Public Journalism 'movement' and European Union media policies. It provides new ways of thinking about media ethics and will be of interest to students and researchers working within the field of media, cultural studies and journalism, as well as scholars of philosophy.
David Berry is Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media Communication at Southampton Solent University, UK.
Contents: Introduction; History and context: news and newspapers; Journalism; The liberal theory of the press: Spirit of liberalism and residual meanings in the present; Media ethics and society: journalism and responsibilities; Truth and objectivity; Bibliography; Index.
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