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Media and Society Seminars

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Works: 221 works in 651 publications in 1 language and 9,000 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Television panel discussions  Constitution  History  Methods (Music) 
Classifications: KF4550, 170
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Most widely held works about Media and Society Seminars
 
Most widely held works by Media and Society Seminars
The Constitution : that delicate balance( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representatives of law, government, journalism, academia and other professions grapple with the tough choices required to put the Constitution into practice, and the difficulty of balancing the conflicting demands the Constitution honors. Each program starts with a hypothetical case, presented by the moderator, in which rights clash with responsibilities and the needs of the individual clash with those of society
Ethics in America : source reader( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This provocative new series features nearly 100 well-known panelists who tackle highly-charged ethical issues involving loyalty, confidentiality, privacy, truthfulness, and personal ethics. In this series are headline cases from business, government, law, journalism, the military, or medicine that spotlight the moral dilemmas seen every day in the U.S.A
Ethics in America study guide by Lisa H Newton( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anatomy of a hostile takeover( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief executives, attorneys, and journalists discuss the ethical problems of corporate mergers
To defend a killer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of American jurists and a philosopher discuss the ethics of criminal justice. The panelists discuss whether lawyers should defend people whom they they know to be guilty and how aggressive should the defense be. They also discuss where to draw the line when it comes to citizens taking matters into their own hands, deterrence versus rehabilitation, and society's right to retribution
Do unto others( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of scholars, journalists, and leaders in government and public service discuss the ethical dimensions of personal relationships in our society
Truth on trial( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of attorneys, judges, and scholars discuss the potential conflicts the adversary relationship can create between lawyers' responsibilities to their clients and their professional commitment to the truth in legal proceedings. A hypothetical product liability case provides the context for this discussion
Under orders, under fire( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of prominent Americans consider the ethics of confidentiality. Each panelist is asked to respond to the following situation: A chaplain hears a soldier's confession that the soldier was involved in a military atrocity. Is the chaplain required to keep this confidence? Or do the interests of military justice take precedence?
The Human experiment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of medical experts and a U.S. Supreme Court justice discuss the ethics of medical research. The panelists consider how competition for prizes and profits may lead to secrecy and lack of cooperation, the possibility that some tests may harm volunteers, and the need to test new drugs balanced against the needs of people desperate for treatment
Does doctor know best( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of medical experts discuss the ethics of doctor-patient relationships. Using the case of a young woman diagnosed as having cancer who subsequently becomes pregnant, the panelists discuss how much the patient should be told, who is in charge of selecting medical treatment, and whether doctors should allow their patients to commit suicide. Doctors from the National Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center discuss controversies created by modern medicine with C. Everett Koop, journalist Ellen Goodman, and others
Criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trial( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on legal ethics and the Exclusionary Rule. Weighs the right of the accused to a fair trial against the right of society to take measures assuring public safety
Public trust, private interest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of prominent Americans explore the concept of accountability and trust within government, between one official and another, and between government and the citizens it serves. The panelists are asked to consider the hypothetical case of a man whose career starts in the administrative branch and moves on to a position as a senator. When he has troubles early in his career who stands by him and what does he owe his superiors? When he casts votes in congress, is he the servant of the people or of his conscience?
Immigration reform( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the large number of immigrants coming into the United States each year and the impact they are having in all sections of society. Discusses criteria for admitting foreigners into the United States, legal aliens' rights to Social Services, employer's responsibilities in hiring undocumented persons, and the rights of illegal aliens
Campaign spending, money and media( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a telecourse on constitutional rights and public policy, examines government regulation of the electoral process. Looks at recent attempts to reform campaign financing and the media's increasingly important role in national elections
National security and freedom of the press( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a telecourse on constitutional rights and public policy, explores the federal government's ability to conduct what it considers an effective foreign policy within a constitutional framework that demands a free, unfettered press
Crime and punishments( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel and unusual punishment from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty is debated
Crime and insanity( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a telecourse on constitutional rights and public policy, presents a hypothetical political assassination as the vehicle for exploring the insanity defense and the controversy surrounding psychiatric testimony in the courtroom
Ethics in America( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a wide range of ethical positions and allows the viewer to look at his/her own ethical standards
 
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Ethics in America : source reader
Alternative Names
Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism

Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism. Media and Society Seminars

Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society

Seminars on Media and Society

Languages
English (187)

Covers
Ethics in America study guide