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Author Bobbitt, Randy, 1955- author.

Title Exploring communication ethics : a socratic approach / Randy Bobbitt
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 308 pages)
Contents An overview of communication ethics -- Philosophical and critical perspectives on communication ethics -- Journalism and broadcasting : content issues -- Journalism and broadcasting : personnel issues -- Journalism and broadcasting : policy issues -- Journalism and broadcasting : privacy issues -- Journalism and broadcasting : accountability issues -- Ethical issues in advertising -- Ethical issues in public relations -- Ethical issues in political communication -- Ethical issues in workplace communication -- Ethical issues in cyberspace and social media
Summary "Exploring Communication Ethics is a comprehensive textbook on the ethical issues facing communication professionals in today's rapidly changing media environment. Empowering students to respond to real-world ethical dilemmas by drawing upon philosophical principles, historical background, and the ethical guidelines of major professional organizations, this book is designed to stimulate class discussion through real-world examples, case studies, and discussion problems. Students will learn how to mediate between the best interests of their employers and their responsibilities toward other parties, and to consider how economic, technological, and legal changes in their industries affect these ethical considerations. Exploring Communication Ethics can be used as a core textbook for undergraduate or graduate courses in communication or media ethics, and provides an ideal supplement for specialist classes in public relations, professional communication, advertising, political communication or journalism and broadcast media"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Dr. Randy Bobbitt is a Florida-based textbook author, freelance writer, and veteran of three decades of teaching courses in journalism, media law and ethics, and public relations
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 23, 2020)
Subject Advertising -- Moral and ethical aspects
Communication -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Journalistic ethics.
Public relations -- Moral and ethical aspects
Advertising -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Communication -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Journalistic ethics.
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Public relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019047131
ISBN 0429324472