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Compassion, Morality, and the Media

Keith Tester
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : Open University, 2001.
Language
English
Series
Issues in Cultural and Media Studies
ISBN
0335205143, 0335205135 (pbk.)
Contents
  • 1 Parameters For A Debate 4
  • Theoretical insights 4
  • Intentions of journalists 8
  • 2 Compassion Fatigue And The Ethics Of The Journalistic Field 13
  • An account of journalistic compassion fatigue 14
  • Ethic of compassion fatigue 17
  • Compassion in the field of practice 23
  • Virtues of journalistic practice 27
  • Question of manipulation 34
  • 3 Compassion Of The Audience 43
  • Meaning of the audience 44
  • Incommensurability and the media 51
  • Media and character 54
  • Media and the other directed character 58
  • Dimensions of compassion 63
  • 4 Lifting The Lid On Compassion 74
  • Guilt and love 76
  • Pictures of children 82
  • Universalism and myth 86
  • Conventions of the morality play 92
  • 'CNN effect' 97
  • 5 Telethons, Investment And Gifts 104
  • From motivation to investment 107
  • Investment and leisure 110
  • Telethons 115
  • Spurs to investment 118
  • Gift of money 123.
Description
viii, 152 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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