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The Resource Media, mission and morality, John Merrill

Media, mission and morality, John Merrill

Label
Media, mission and morality
Title
Media, mission and morality
Statement of responsibility
John Merrill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For more than 50 years, media ethics professor John C. Merrill has been championing and criticizing the libertarian model of the press. In Media, Mission and Morality, he addresses a number of moral and theoretical issues, including the increasingly popular anti-libertarian views of postmodernists, communi-tarians and critical theorists. Their relativist, collectivist and subjectivist criticisms have many strengths, Merrill notes, but they also harbor the threat of censorship as well as centralized control of mass media. To stave off such threats, Merrill says journalists need to do more than embrace ethics -- they need to formalize their profession. "Numerous problems, of course, face such action. ... But making journalism a profession would, I think, result in higher and more consistent quality ... ." One need not embrace Merrill's ideas to appreciate the contribution this essay makes to the literature."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merrill, John Calhoun
Dewey number
175
Index
index present
LC call number
P94
LC item number
.M47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A scholarly milestone essay in mass communication
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mass media
Label
Media, mission and morality, John Merrill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-120) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Morality
  • Conceptual uncertainty
  • Views on the news
  • Media melange
  • Class, mass and crass media
  • Mythology
  • Free press and bloggers
  • Chasing the synthesis
  • Mission impossible
Control code
70068752
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780922993598
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006018883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)70068752
Label
Media, mission and morality, John Merrill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-120) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Morality
  • Conceptual uncertainty
  • Views on the news
  • Media melange
  • Class, mass and crass media
  • Mythology
  • Free press and bloggers
  • Chasing the synthesis
  • Mission impossible
Control code
70068752
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780922993598
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006018883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)70068752

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