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Most widely held works by Media and Society Seminars
Ethics in America : source reader( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 315 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
The Constitution : that delicate balance( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 311 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 10 one-hour programs invite the viewer to struggle with real ethical dilemmas and to understand the process for the ethical decision-making
Ethics in America study guide by Lisa H Newton( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anatomy of a hostile takeover( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 213 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 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of scholars, journalists, and leaders in government and public service including Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, and Geraldine Ferraro 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 204 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 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of prominent Americans consider what course of action is demanded by loyalty to one's country. Each panelist is asked to respond to the following situation: You are the commander of a platoon under enemy fire and a soldier is trying to desert. What should you do? The panelists are also asked to discuss whether a soldier has the duty to follow orders no matter what
Does doctor know best( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of medical experts discuss the ethics of doctor-patient relationships. Using the case of a young woman who is diagnosed as having cancer and 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
The Human experiment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 195 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
Criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trial( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a telecourse on constitutional rights and public policy, weighs the right of the accused to a fair trial against the right of society to take measures ensuring public safety
That delicate balance II : our Bill of Rights( Visual )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Friendly hosts 5 programs on the Bill of Rights and its effect on the United States
Public trust, private interest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 179 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, using 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 congess, 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 155 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
The Constitution, that delicate balance( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 153 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
Federalism( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses areas of federal-state dispute and role of court as referee. Questions whether the Federal Government can offer special incentives to local school boards to foster the national good and if so, will the standards it imposes lead to a meritocracy? Focusses specifically on access to public school buildings by the handicapped and federal control of curricula
Presidency and the Constitution( Visual )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of national leaders are led through a hypothetical case study that parallels current events. The hypothetical case study begins with a president who faces gridlock in the budget process as well as dangerously high deficits. How do our leaders balance priorities and values in trying to maintain the nation's economic health? Should there be a Constitutional Convention to propose a balanced budget amendment?
National security and freedom of the press( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 140 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 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel and unusual punishment from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty is debated
 
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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

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English (204)

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Ethics in America study guide