Politische Kommunikation heute

Beiträge des 5. Düsseldorfer Forums Politische Kommunikation

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Author: Kathrin Mok

Publisher: Frank & Timme GmbH

ISBN: 3865962718

Category: Communication in politics

Page: 297

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Media Ethics

Opening Social Dialogue

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Author: Bart Pattyn

Publisher: Peeters Publishers

ISBN: 9789042909021

Category: Philosophy

Page: 422

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All of us form some kind of idea about what we see, hear or read in the media, not only about the content of the reports but also about the way in which they are presented and their relevance. We judge the reports as good or bad for this or that reason. And yet most people remain convinced that 'media ethics' has nothing to do with them. The term 'media ethics' leaves many people with the false impression that it refers to an exclusive specialist discipline for professionally trained experts. Ethics is not a field like biochemistry or ancient history : ethics has more to do wit the skill of being able to distinguish good institutions, actions and ideas from ones that are not so good, a skill everybody needs to exercise, certainly in this age where media are so influential. It is important for the well-being of our societies and democracies that the questions about good media are on the top of the agenda of everyone involved in it : producers, broadcasters, journalists, politicians, internet providers and media users. In this volume, well known ethicists and social scientists present their introduction to this question from various perspectives and different points of departure. With their contributions they hope to open a balanced social dialogue that will prevail over commercial and rhetorical violence.

The Creation of Reality

A Constructivist Epistemology of Journalism and Journalism Education

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Author: Bernhard Poerksen

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1845404718

Category: Philosophy

Page: 373

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Constructivism has been traded as a new paradigm by its advocates, and criticised by its opponents as legitimating deceit and lies, as justifying a trendy post-modern "Anything goes". In this book, Bernhard Poerksen draws up a new rationale for constructivist thinking and charts out directions for the imaginative examination of personal certainties and the certainties of others, of ideologies great and small. The focus of the debate is on the author's thesis that our understanding of journalism and, in particular, the education and training of journalists, would profit substantially from constructivist insights. These insights instigate, the claim is, an original kind of scepticism; they provide the underpinnings of a modern type of didactics oriented by the autonomy of learners; and they supply the sustaining arguments for a radical ethic of responsibility in journalism.

»Love it or Loathe it«

Audience Responses to Tabloids in the UK and Germany

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Author: Mascha K. Brichta

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 3839418852

Category: Social Science

Page: 294

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Popular newspapers like the British »The Sun« and the German »Bild« regularly invite controversy over their morals and methods, power and responsibility, political and social impact. At best, their reporting is rejected as trivial, vulgar and tasteless; at worst, it is deemed hazardous to the workings of democratic society. Yet, the papers are able to attract large audiences, and contribute significantly to the daily lives of millions of readers. This book looks at popular newspapers from an audience point of view. Examining the crucial relationship between news and entertainment, it provides timely empirical evidence for the values tabloids really have for readers and modern day Britain and Germany. Contradicting common myths and stereotypes, the book calls for fresh perspectives on the popular media and their audiences. With a foreword by Peter Dahlgren, Lund University, Sweden.

Arab media

power and weakness

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Author: Kai Hafez

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group

ISBN: 9780826428363

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 277

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Arab Media: Power and Weakness includes writings from the best scholars on the subject from around the world, with the aim of evaluating, revising, and stimulating the academic debate on Arab media.

Recht und Religion in Europa

zeitgenössische Konflikte und historische Perspektiven

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Author: Christine Langenfeld,Irene Schneider

Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen

ISBN: 3940344621

Category: History (General)

Page: 225

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What correlations exist between law and religion? To trace this relationship in selected periods and regions (the old East / Ancient, modern Europe, Islamic world) is the goal of this volume. As a specific thematic reference point, the editors have selected those tense relationship that exists between the law as a divine constitution and the law as a human right. The current occasion to address this matter was the perception of a resurgence of traditional religion, especially Islam.