Ethics and Entertainment: Essays on Media Culture and Media Morality

Title

Ethics and Entertainment: Essays on Media Culture and Media Morality

Department

Communication

Document Type

Book

Files

Description

As modern media shift from the distribution of information to its creation, a fresh inquiry into the ethics of media is needed. This collection of 19 essays provides useful perspectives for both producers and consumers of entertainment. Topics include the creation of celebrity, the effects of entertainment on children, the hybridization of entertainment and news, author and intellectual property rights, and the role of human dignity in modern media, among many others.

ISBN

978-0786439096

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers

City

Jefferson, N.C.

Keywords

mass media, moral and ethical aspects of broadcasting

Disciplines

Broadcast and Video Studies | Ethics and Political Philosophy