David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Mass Media Ethics 22 (2 & 3):113 – 131 (2007)
Utilitarianism has dominated media ethics for a century. For Mill, individual autonomy and neutrality are the foundations of his On Liberty and System of Logic, as well as his Utilitarianism. These concepts fit naturally with media ethics theory and professional practice in a democratic society. However, the weaknesses in utilitarianism articulated by Ross and others direct us at this stage to a dialogic ethics of duty instead. Habermas's discourse ethics, feminist ethics, and communitarian ethics are examples of duty ethics rooted in the dialogic relation that enable us to start over intellectually.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Kirstie E. Hettinga (2013). Experiencing Error: How Journalists Describe What It's Like When the Press Fails. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 28 (1):30 - 41.
Thomas W. Cooper (2011). The Quintessential Christians: Judging His Books by Their Covers and Leitmotifs. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 25 (2):99-109.
Similar books and articles
Baruch A. Brody (1970). Moral Rules and Particular Circumstances. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.
Clifford G. Christians (2008). Media Ethics on a Higher Order of Magnitude. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 23 (1):3 – 14.
J. Moreh (1992). Economic Analysis, Common-Sense Morality and Utilitarianism. Erkenntnis 37 (1):115 - 143.
Henry R. West (2004). An Introduction to Mill's Utilitarian Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
John Stuart Mill (1987). Utilitarianism and Other Essays. Penguin Books.
John Stuart Mill (1962). Utilitarianism. Cleveland, World Pub. Co..
Deni Elliott (2007). Getting Mill Right. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 22 (2 & 3):100 – 112.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads184 ( #4,776 of 1,690,036 )
Recent downloads (6 months)12 ( #19,365 of 1,690,036 )
How can I increase my downloads?