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Title Ethics and entertainment : essays on media culture and media morality / edited by Howard Good and Sandra L. Borden

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  P94 .E77 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  P94 E77 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 319 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The ethics of speaking out / Wendy N. Wyatt and Kristie Bunton -- I'm sorry, oh, so sorry: celebrity apologies and public ethics / Nikki Usher and Janel S. Schuh -- Quasars: silent celebrities, ethical implications / Kyle F. Reinson -- Sportainment meets high school sports / Marie Hardin and Thomas F. Corrigan -- The diaper demographic: viewing very young children as an economically viable market / Erin L. Ryan and Keisha L. Hoerrner -- Superbad: a twisted and touching ethical mess of a movie / Joseph C. Harry -- Tall tales: exploring the ethics of storytelling in the age of infotainment / Cynthia M. King and Deni Elliott -- This time it's personal: united 93 and 9/11 docudrama / Steve Lipkin -- Bread and circuits: politics in an entertainment culture / Mike Dillon -- The common morality of interviewers: evaluating moral / Guidelines of Non-Journalists / David Charlton -- Cops and reality TV: public service or public menace? / Jack Breslin -- Documentary tradition and the ethics of Michael: Moore's SiCKO / Sandra L. Borden -- Just a cartoonist: the virtuous journalism of Joe Sacco / Howard Good -- Whose tube is it anyway? / John Chapin -- The cult of celebrity vs. the enlightenment of DIY culture / Bill Reader -- Entertainment and dignity -- Fictionalized torture: Jack Bauer's war on terrorism / K. Maja Krakowiak -- Hillbilly stereotypes and humor: entertaining ourselves at the expense of the other / Elizabeth K. Hansen and Angela F. Cooke-Jackson -- Epistemic freedom, science fiction, and ethical deliberation / Trin Turner and Joshua D. Upson -- Weight watching: the ethics of commodifying appearances for profit / Berrin A. Beasley
LC subject Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects
Broadcasting -- Moral and ethical aspects
Add Author Good, Howard, 1951-
Borden, Sandra L., 1963-
ISBN 9780786439096 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786439092 (softcover : alk. paper)