Media, Markets, and Morals
February 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- 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
2 Information Ethics as a Guide for the Media: Old Tricks for New Dogs.
3 The Business of the Media and the Business of the Market.
4 Professionalism in Behavior and Identity.
5 A Conflict of Media Roles: Advertising, Public Relations, and Journalism.
6 Corruption in the Media.
7 Two Dimensions of Photo Manipulation: Correction and Corruption.
8 Promoting, Codifying, and Regulating Ethics.
9 Moral Excellence and Role Models in the Media.
Aaron Quinn is Assistant Professor of Journalism at
Andrew Alexandra is Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Australian Research Council funded Special Research Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) at the
Anne Dunn is Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at the