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Media and Society Seminars

Overview
Works: 205 works in 649 publications in 1 language and 8,526 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Educational television programs  Television panel discussions  Educational films  Constitution  History  Prayers and devotions  Nonfiction films  Filmed panel discussions 
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
Ethics in America( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 523 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
Crime and punishments( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel and unusual punishment from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty is debated
The Constitution, that delicate balance( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Constitutional issues come to life in this Emmy Award-winning series ... From presidential prerogative and congressional power to whether to disconnect the respirator of a dying relative, viewers are spurred to examine their understanding, beliefs, and biases surrounding constitutional issues. The heated round-table debates in these programs, including such well-known figures as Ellen Goodman, Archibald Cox, Gloria Steinem, and Bill Moyers among many others, vividly demonstrate the relevance and power of this enduring document"--Containers
Ethics in America : source reader( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 322 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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under orders, under fire( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 270 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?
Anatomy of a hostile takeover( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 225 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. Includes commentary by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, defense attorney Jack Litman, and philosopher John Smith of Yale
Truth on trial( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of American jurists, a philosopher, and a newspaper editor discuss whether the purpose of a trial is to discover the truth, to achieve justice, or a means of carrying on a private dispute. They also consider whether the trial lawyer is responsible only to his client, or if he has a duty to the court, to the opposition, and to the public. Finally, they discuss what is owed to the public that is affected by the trial, but is not part of it
Do unto others( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 220 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
Does doctor know best( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 208 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
That delicate balance II our Bill of Rights( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Friendly hosts 5 programs on the Bill of Rights and its effect on the United States
The Human experiment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 201 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
Crime and insanity( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hypothetical political assassination is the vehicle for exploring the insanity defense and the controversy surrounding psychiatric testimony in the courtroom
Criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trial( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on legal ethics and the Exclusionary Rule. A panel of prosecutors, law enforcement officials, mayors and journalists weigh the right of the accused to a fair trial against a society trying to control crime yet preserve individual freedoms. Includes commentary by Bronx district attorney Mario Merola, New York mayor Edward Koch, CBS News anchor Dan Rather and others
Public trust, private interest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 190 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 )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 172 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
Federalism( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 159 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?
Campaign spending, money and media( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 151 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 )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 149 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
 
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Ethics in America : source reader
Alternative Names
Columbia University. Graduate School of Journalism. Media and Society Seminars

Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society

Seminars on Media and Society

Languages
English (253)

Covers
Ethics in America study guide