Publisher description for The handbook of global communication and media ethics / edited by Robert S. Fortner and P. Mark Fackler.


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This groundbreaking handbook provides_a comprehensive picture of the ethical dimensions of communication in a global setting._Both theoretical and practical, this important volume will raise the ethical bar for both scholars and practitioners in the world of global communication and media.


Brings together leading international scholars to consider ethical issues raised by globalization, the practice of journalism, popular culture, and media activities

Examines_important themes in communication ethics, including feminism, ideology, social responsibility, reporting, metanarratives, blasphemy, development, and “glocalism”, among many others

Contains case studies on reporting, censorship, responsibility, terrorism, disenfranchisement, and guilt throughout many countries and regions worldwide

Contributions by Islamic scholars discuss various facets of that religion's engagement with the public sphere, and others who deal with some of the religious and cultural factors that bedevil efforts to understand our world


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Communication -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects.