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Media ethics at work

Lee A. Peck

Media ethics at work

true stories from young professionals

by Lee A. Peck

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by CQ Press in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reporters and reporting,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Case studies,
  • Journalistic ethics,
  • Mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Lee Anne Peck, Guy S. Reel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4756 .M355 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25307784M
    ISBN 109781452227849
    LC Control Number2012017418

    However, Time magazine, which is known for controversial covers, used a low resolution copy of the photo and added a dark fade around the edges. Set a Personal Code of Conduct When you work in media, especially if you are well known, you give up some of your personal privacy. I believe students would find this book very readable and engaging. In some cases, photos can be used in situations where they are not needed or are inappropriately graphic. A growing number of social-work agencies are posting guidelines regarding social media use on their websites. Truth may conflict with many other values.

    You might opt to close them from comments altogether. Whatever an ordinary reader or view makes of a situation is what will hold in court. Putnam's SonsIn our days morality has ceased to be a matter of unquestionable certainty, and has been drawn into the wave of disintegration which is passing over our minds. Be consistent when you blog.

    By Glenn Halbrooks Updated November 26, Far away from the computer, microphone, or camera, even the most experienced media professionals face situations that test their media ethics. It is a highly readable and accessible text, focusing upon core concepts that should be intrinsic to every social work practitioner. Her podcasts and writings go up on it, as does the occasional non-political world news story that she finds noteworthy. If everyone in a public area can see you, the media has the right to write about individuals, what the individuals did, and take photos of the individuals as well. What is the sanction for morality?


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Media ethics at work book

Second, our choice was a range of time-tested, traditional in the sense of worldwide and well-usedand diverse moral principles that we could recommend to media professions in all fields.

Criticism against the group, however, was largely increased after the laws were passed. Television and radio media professionals are subject to a host of rules and regulations that yield hefty fines if violated.

People in the restaurant who see you will draw conclusions that you are chummy with the politician, maybe even a clandestine campaign worker. In the media, certain factors play a big role in making ethical decisions. What is the sanction for morality? Let your gut be your guide.

Biased writing leaves no opportunity for readers to make their own inferences or judgments. Aristotle believed one's goal should be living well and "eudaimonia", a Greek word often translated as "well-being" or "happiness". What we publish or broadcast may be hurtful, but we should be aware of the impact of our words and images on the lives of others.

Some gifts are harmless. Independence Journalists must be independent voices; we should not act, formally or informally, on behalf of special interests whether political, corporate or cultural. These three terms are often confused with each other.

You might opt to close them from comments altogether. One day, the grocery store owner calls you to ask you to do a story on the store's newly refurbished produce department.

Introduction to Mass Media/Media Law and Ethics

That's more of an issue for younger job candidates, who may have posted wild party pictures from their days in college. Some situations are fairly cut and dried: for example, a client who sends his or her social worker a Facebook friend request.

When we cannot corroborate information we should say so. From this follow the identity of mind and body, the necessary causation of events and actions, and the illusory nature of free will.

Libel is the use of false, defamatory claims about someone in written or printed form. There are a host of ethics issues that can arise in the world of professional media, but some of the most important issues are those concerning defamation, libel and slander.

See: paparazzi. Intercultural dimensions of media ethics[ edit ] If values differ interculturally, the issue arises of the extent to which behaviour should be modified in the light of the values of specific cultures.

You say No? Many professionals sign contracts with personal conduct clauses, which means that if their conduct could cause harm to their company, they can be fired long before going to trial. Without objectivity, an author risks causing readers to believe that untrue information, such as simple a simple opinion, is in fact true.

For example, consider the photo of OJ Simpson used on the Newsweek and Time magazine covers during his trial. Social work theory, practices, and reflections on social work dominate others.

Moral absolutism — view that certain actions are absolutely right or wrong, regardless of their circumstances such as their consequences or the intentions behind them.

Values and Ethics in Social Work

They might also keep a lookout for social-media-use trainings and seminars that can help them understand the fine points of appropriate online activity.Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.

The field of ethics, along with aesthetics, concern matters of value, and thus comprise the branch of philosophy called axiology. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to ethics. Media Law and Ethics () Unit 1.

A comparative introduction to media laws and ethics where media laws and the issues of — ethics are derived in constitutional societie The relevance of laws s and ethics to modern journalism The difference/distinction between objective journalism and the so-called Yellow journalism.

Unit 2. Media Professionals Guidelines Commission on Freedom of the Press a.k.a. Hutchins Commission -report written in by Robert M. Hutchins & other scholarspage report of press freedom and democracy Basic premises: Media professionals enjoy special.

Media Ethics at Work helps students to assemble a tool kit for dealing with ethical issues on the job. At the heart of the book are real-world case studies drawn from true stories of problems encountered by young professionals working in news, advertising, and public relations.

Defining Ethics Ethics is such a complex subject that it work may depend on whom he or she feels most loyalty towards: the reader, the media included, would promote those ideals and morals through a system that guarantees understanding and harmony and which, respects rights and freedoms of individuals through.

It provides an enlightening overview of the views of Mauritian journalists on their own industry and an in-depth look at the South African model for self-regulation.

As part of the ethical approach, the book also reviews the main issues related to gender-sensitive reporting, in view of the significant role the media have to play in gender.