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Media, Markets, and Morals Synopsis

Media, Markets, and Morals provides an original ethical framework designed specifically for evaluating ethical issues in the media, including new media. The authors apply their account of the moral role of the media, in their dual capacity as information providers for the public good and as businesses run for profit, to specific morally problematic practices and question how ethical behavior can be promoted within the industry. * Brings together experts in the fields of media studies and media ethics, information ethics, and professional ethics * Offers an original ethical framework designed specifically for evaluating ethical issues in the media, including new media * Builds upon and further develops an innovative theoretical model for examining and evaluating media corruption and methods of media anti-corruption previously developed by authors Spence and Quinn * Discloses and clarifies the inherent ethical nature of information and its communication to which the media as providers of information are necessarily committed

Media, Markets, and Morals Press Reviews

This is a wonderful book. It moves effortlessly between theory and practice. The boxed cases are sharp and to the point. A must buy for classes and for scholars wishing to reflect on these compelling questions. ?Michael Boylan, Marymount University

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405175470
Publication date: 8th April 2011
Author: Edward H. Spence, Andrew Alexandra, Aaron Quinn, Anne Dunn
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd) an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Media studies, Ethics & moral philosophy,

About Edward H. Spence, Andrew Alexandra, Aaron Quinn, Anne Dunn

Dr Edward Spence, Lecturer in Moral Philosophy and Professional Ethics including Media Ethics, Advertising Ethics, Police Ethics, and the Ethics of Fraud Investigation. Spence is also the University s Course Coordinator of Ethics and Legal Studies, a full-fee paying postgraduate course at certificate, diploma and masters level. The number of students taking Spence s subjects and courses is approximately 300 to 400 students per annum, 200 of which are undertaking subjects in communication ethics. Spence is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) Canberra, ACT. CAPPE is an Australian Research Council funded special commonwealth centre of ...

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