Communication Ethics Today

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Richard Keeble
Troubador Publishing Ltd, 2006 M06 1 - 269 pages
Communication Ethics Today includes chapters by leading professionals and academics on: .Ethical issues in alternative journalism .Ethical work practices, communication and organisational commitment .Between trust and anxiety: on the moods of Information Society .Communication and the machine of government .Secrecy, communications strategy and democratic values Professor Clifford Christians, of the University of Illinois-Urbana, says: "These chapters en masse promote truth-telling as the over-arching ethical framework for understanding the media's mission and practice."
 

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Contents

Does dumbing up mean duller?
1
The Hutton aftermath
5
Kristine Lowe interviews Johan Galtung the eminent peace researcher
11
Ethical issues in alternative journalism
15
Privacy and accuracy in ten years of selfregulation of the British press
28
Free speech corporations and moral rights
47
The media and moral literacy
62
Ethical work practices communication and organisational commitment
79
Secrecy communications strategy and democratic values
156
Towards a definition of communication encompassing ethical dimensions
177
on the moods of Information Society
187
Interagency conflict whistleblowers and the local press
197
the challenge of materiality
212
Communication and the machine of government
225
Whats new in the Phillis Report?
239
Absolutism and the confidential controversy
248

Corporate Social Responsibility through communicational discipline
92
Gadamer and elements of a communication ethics in news practice
108
R H Tawney confronts the Information Age
125
Ethics as usual?
134
What universe are you from? Everyday tragedies and the ethics of press intrusion into grief
143
Do journalists have the right to be wrong?
254
Out of all the scores in communication ethics texts we read one often holds a special place Six academics reveal their favourites
261
Pointing out strengths and weaknesses
267
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