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Radical Media Ethics: A Global Approach

Radical Media Ethics: A Global Approach

Stephen J. A. Ward

ISBN: 978-1-118-47759-5

Jun 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

264 pages

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Radical Media Ethics presents a series of innovative ethical principles and guidelines for members of the global online media community.

  • Offers a comprehensive new way to think about media ethics in a new media era
  • Provides guiding principles and values for practising responsible global media ethics
  • Introduces one of the first codes of conduct for a journalism that is global in reach and impact
  • Includes both philosophical considerations and practical elements in its establishment of new media ethics guidelines

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Acknowledgments ix

Introduction x

Part I Theoretical Foundations 1

1 Ontology of Ethics 3

2 Ethics as Normative Interpretation 33

3 Implications for Radical Ethics 69

Part II The Shape of a Radical Integrated Ethics 91

4 Radical Media Ethics 93

5 Defining Journalism 119

6 Theory of Meaning for Integrated Ethics 143

Part III Principles of Global Integrated Ethics 171

7 Political Values for Integrated Ethics 173

8 Aims for Global Integrated Ethics 197

9 Realizing Global Integrated Ethics 215

Appendix: Ward Code for Global Integrated Ethics 223

Index 229