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Philosophy 2074F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Shock Advertising, False Advertising, Social Marketing
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Chapter 5 - The Ethics of Advertising What is advertising? Its a way to showcase what your products are, and a way to stimulate a consumers desire for said product Advertisement - a public notice which: 1. Conveys informat...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2074F/G
Julie Ponesse
Philosophy 2074F/G Chapter 2: Business Ethics, Dirty Hands
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Chapter2DirtyHands Bisha Mine Copper mine in North-East Africa, Eritrea owned by Nevsun, a Canadian mining company 3 workers filed a lawsuit for torture, forced labour, slavery, crimes against humanity, etc. And the compan...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2074F/G
Julie Ponesse
Philosophy 2074F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Immanuel Kant, Cultural Relativism, Categorical Imperative
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Chapter1EthicalReasoninginBusiness Ethics - the study of the theoretical foundations of moral principles governing individual behaviour and the practical application of those principles. Derived from the word ethos for cus...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2074F/G
Julie Ponesse
Philosophy 1200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Critical Thinking, Natural Selection, Eating Animals

Introduction 201883 7:50 1.1 thinking skills in the age of globalization l Globalization brings about an ever-quickening pace of life - What we learn today might easily become obsolete tomorrow l C...

Philosophy
Philosophy 1200
Chris Viger
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 19: Totalitarianism
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The Rhetoric of Evil By Roger Silverstone Difficulty in identifying evil which complicates ones ability to know right versus wrong If we define crime as something for which we have procedures, then evil does not o Evil is ...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Fourth Estate, Henry Luce, Commercial Press
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Inventing Objectivity: New Philosophical Foundations By: Stephen Ward Today, journalism needs a new model due to online journalism that emphasizes immediacy, interpretation, and transparency News objectivity is a historica...

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Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Fourth Estate
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Objectivity, Impartiality, and Good Journalism By: Matthew Kieran Introduction It is a common assumption of journalism that the media have a fundamental duty to be imparti...

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Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Virginia Held
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The Media and Political Violence By: Virginia Held Violence predictable, coercive, and usually sudden infliction of injury upon or damage harming persons o...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Invisible Hand, The Foundations
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A Free Market Model for Media Ethics Adam Smiths Looking Glass By: Lawrence Souder The Free Markets Own Ethical Resources There is an ethical tension between the search for pro...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Moral Agency, Market Failure
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News as Contested Commodity: A Clash of Capitalist and Journalistic Imperatives By: Pamela Taylor Jackson The commodification of news is a natural by-product of a capitalist econo...

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Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Propaganda Model, Noam Chomsky, Anti-Communism
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A Propaganda Model By: Noam Chomsky Ingredients or filters of the propaganda model 1. The size, concentrated ownership, owner wealth, and the profit orientation of the ...

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Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Fourth Estate, Effective Demand, Egotism
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The Business of the Media and The Business of the Market By: Spence Media in the Marketplace A market is responsible for the production and distribution of goods and servi...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2074F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Rachel Carson, Egotism, Environmental Policy
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Chapter 11 Ethical Oil o Ethical oil: label to distinguish Canadian oil from Saudi oil o Four criteria Environment Conflict Economic and social justice ...

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Philosophy 2074F/G
Julie Ponesse
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: New Media
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Information Ethics as a Guide for the Media By: Spence Introduction Role morality o Your role will determine the ethical rules and principles to which that profe...

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Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb
Philosophy 2730F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Immanuel Kant, Kantian Ethics, Hypothetical Imperative
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Introduction to Ethical Theory Moral theory explains why an action is right or wrong IMPORTANT MORAL THEORIES Consequentialist theories insist that the rightness of actions depends solely on their consequences or results D...

Philosophy
Philosophy 2730F/G
Ryan Robb

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