The SAGE Guide to Key Issues in Mass Media Ethics and Law

Editor/Author Babcock, William A. and Freivogel, William H.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $438.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $657.00
ISBN: 978-1-45-227435-5
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Book Status: Available
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The SAGE Guide to Key Issues in Mass Media Ethics and Law is an authoritative and rigorous two-volume, issues-based reference set that surveys varied views on many of the most contentious issues involving mass media ethics and the law.

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Table of Contents

  • Volume 1
  • Editorial Board
  • Introduction
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors
  • Section 1. Ethical Responsibilities Versus Legal Rights
  • Preface
  • 1. Ethical Responsibilities versus Legal Rights - William H. Freivogel and William A. Babcock
  • 2. Global First Amendment: The China Question and an Onion-Peeling Approach - Dong Han
  • 3. The Communitarian Perspective - Clifford G. Christians
  • 4. Libertarian/Individual Focus - A. David Gordon
  • 5. First Amendment Theory - Derigan Silver
  • 6. Credibility: The Best Currency in Journalism - Maggie Jones Patterson and Romayne Smith Fullerton
  • 7. A New First Amendment? - Jennifer Jacobs Henderson
  • 8. Press Freedom: American versus British Model - Walter B. Jaehnig
  • 9. Global Media Ethics: Myth or Reality? - Stephen J. A. Ward
  • Section 2. Newsgathering and Access
  • Preface
  • 10. Access to Information - David Cuillier
  • 11. Deceptive Newsgathering - Sandra L. Borden
  • 12. Online Reporting - Eric P. Robinson
  • 13. Investigative Reporting - Paul Van Slambrouck
  • 14. Richmond Newspapers - Derigan Silver
  • 15. Television Cameras in Court - Mark Sableman
  • 16. Social Media in the Courtroom - Eric P. Robinson
  • 17. Free Press versus Public Safety - William H. Freivogel
  • 18. Reporter's Privilege/Poster's Privilege - William H. Freivogel
  • Section 3. Privacy
  • Preface
  • 19. “Out” versus “About”: News Media, Politicians’ Privacy, and Public Discussion - Maggie Jones Patterson and Romayne Smith Fullerton
  • 20. The Right to Be Let Alone - William H. Freivogel
  • 21. Shark Tweets: The Implausible Expectation of Privacy as a Basic Human Right - Ginny Whitehouse
  • 22. European Notions of Privacy versus U.S. Notions of Freedom - Walter B. Jaehnig
  • 23. Data Privacy - Mark Sableman
  • 24. The Price of Publicity - Scott Lambert
  • 25. Invasion of Privacy - Bastiaan Vanacker
  • 26. Naked: Paparazzi, Privacy, and the Bodies of Women - Ginny Whitehouse
  • 27. Roman Holiday: A Blockbuster Movie Forever Encased in Amber? - William A. Babcock
  • 28. Generational Expectations: Does the Global Generation of Social Media Users View Privacy Differently Than the Generation before Them? - Syed Irfan Ashraf
  • Section 4. Reporting and Reputation
  • Preface
  • 29. Journalism: Communications Decency and Indecency - William H. Freivogel
  • 30. Drones - John Jarvis
  • 31. New York Times v. Sullivan - William H. Freivogel
  • 32. Parody, Satire, and the First Amendment - Jack Breslin
  • 33. Opinion and Libel - Mark Sableman
  • 34. False Light: The Tortured and Troubled Tort That Survives - Jack Breslin
  • 35. Ethical Censorship - Tao Fu and William A. Babcock
  • 36. Farm Protection and Agriculture Disparagement Laws - Sam Robinson
  • 37. Covering Crime Victims: Plaintiff Rights and Media Liability - Jack Breslin
  • 38. Right of Publicity - Bastiaan Vanacker
  • Section 5. Business Considerations
  • Preface
  • 39. Would Confucius Steal That Book—or E-Book—Today? - Tao Fu and William A. Babcock
  • 40. Copyright in the United States - Matt Jackson
  • 41. International Influence on United States Copyright - Eric P. Robinson
  • 42. Sports Coverage - Scott Lambert
  • 43. Ethics Tools - William A. Babcock
  • 44. Compelled Speech - Genelle Belmas
  • 45. Institutional Foundations - Walter B. Jaehnig
  • 46. Commercial Speech - Genelle Belmas
  • 47. Richard Jewell and the 2013 Boston Marathon - John Jarvis and Irfan Ashraf
  • Section 6. Social Media and the Internet Change the Rules
  • Preface
  • 48. Journalism in the Twenty-first Century - Wendy N. Wyatt
  • 49. China Worried? - Tao Fu
  • 50. Reader Comments - Mark Cenite
  • 51. From Packet Switching to Porn and Politics: Protection and Censorship in Online Search - Stacy E. Stevenson
  • 52. Where Are the Schoolhouse Gates? - William H. Freivogel
  • 53. Cyberbullying and Student Expression - Thomas Eveslage and Scott Eveslage
  • 54. Google Books - Mark Cenite
  • 55. New Technology: Free Speech Messiah or First Amendment Traitor? - Jenn Burleson Mackay
  • 56. Twitter and Traditional Media - Aaron S. Veenstra