Murdoch's latest ethical problems

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/mar/28/news-corporation-nds-panorama-frontline?INTCMP=SRCH

A quick summary of some recent coverage of the Murdoch phone tapping/etc/ scandal


 

Case Study 4 - Resource guide

http://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/Readings/Case Study 1-Resource.htm

Timeline of major developments in the phone hacking case. To be used with your analysis for Case Study 4.


Murdoch Empire still standing

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/apr/04/rupert-murdoch-american-media-immunity?INTCMP=SRCH

Is Murdoch's ethical problems a story? Not if you go by the reaction of American news media, which is giving him a free ride.


New Ethical Issue for Murdoch

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/apr/23/colin-myler-news-of-the-world-scrutiny

NY Daily News Editor: Was he behind attempt to blackmail MPs who were investigating Murdoch?


Issues -- News Councils

http://newsombudsmen.org/columns/who-will-hold-the-news-media-accountable

Who will hold the media accountable in an age of online journalism?


Ethics Code - American Advertising Federation

http://www.aaf.org/about/principles.html

Advertising ethics and principles


Issues - Who watches the watchers? Who guards the Guardians?

http://newsombudsmen.org/columns/codes-of-ethics-and-ombudsmen-what-is-their-purpose

Is there a purpose to news ombudsmen anymore?


ETHICAL ISSUES

Issues --Product Placement and Bloggers

http://www.ojr.org/ojr/stories/050217lasica/

Can bloggers accept money from advertisers for word of mouth placement in their blogs? Is it ethical?


A+ Overarching issues

Issues -- Numbing of the American Mind

http://www.csub.edu/~mault/Numbing%20of%20american%20mind.htm

Has media numbed us to what is important? Is it the cause of the dumbing down of culture? Are we so saturated by information that we can't figure out what is real? interesting questions here - must read..


CASE STUDY

Case Study 1 - Mirage Bar

http://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/readings/mirage.htm

Ethics Class Exercise


CASE STUDY 3

Case Study 4 - A brief summary

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/greenslade/2012/mar/26/phone-hacking-newsinternational?INTCMP=SRCH

Brief summary of the ethical issues raised by the Murdoch scandal.


CRITICISM

Issues -- Why We Worship American Idol

http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0217/p09s02-coop.html

Forget workers against capitalists, forget heroes. Life today is about spectators versus performers. And spectators are fighting back in this mediated society.


ETHICAL CODE

Ethics Code - Public Relations Society of America

http://www.prsa.org/_About/ethics/values.asp?ident=eth4

Public Relations Code of Ethics


ETHICAL CODE

Ethics Code - Society of Professional Journalists

http://www.spj.org/ethicscode.asp?


ETHICAL CODE

Ethics Code - American Society of Newspaper Editors

http://www.asne.org/kiosk/archive/principl.htm

Another code


ETHICAL ISSUES

Murdoch's Empire Under Pressure

Phone Tapping and Bribery allegations put Mr. Conservative's media empire in dire straits.


ETHICAL ISSUES

Case Study 4 (but works for all) -- Hacking at the Truth

http://newsombudsmen.org/ombudsmen-in-the-news/hacking-away-at-the-truth

Guardian editor raises some questions about media in this speech.


ETHICS

Case Study 4 - Sun editors arrested

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/feb/12/murdoch-fresh-crisis-sun-arrests

Murdoch empire hit yet again with ethical questions


ETHICS

Lecture Notes - Utilitarianism: The Ends Can Be Mean

https://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/mc4090/utilitarianism.ppt

Jeremy Bentham the considerate lover or can hedonism produce good law and a just society?


ETHICS

Lecture Notes - Social Contracts -- A Hobbesian Choice

https://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/mc4090/socialcontract.ppt

 


ETHICS

Lecture Notes - Moral Orientations

https://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/mc4090/moralorientations.ppt

 


ETHICS

Lecture Notes - Modern Philosophy in a Nutshell

https://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/mc4090/modernphilosophy-nutshell.ppt

 


GLOBALIZATION

Global Issues

http://usinfo.state.gov/journals/itgic/0401/ijge/gj09.htm

A look at various codes of ethics


LECTURE1

Lecture Notes - Men in Togas: Early Greek Philosophers

https://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/mc4090/greeks.ppt

it's Greek to me.


LECTURE2

Lecture Notes - You Kant do it: The Categorical Imperative

https://www.manship2.lsu.edu/class/mc4090/kant-categoricalimperative.ppt

You Kant do that.