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Media and Society Seminars

Overview
Works: 236 works in 669 publications in 1 language and 9,057 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Television panel discussions  Filmed panel discussions  Educational television programs  Documentary films  Educational films  Television programs  Constitution  History 
Classifications: BJ1012, 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 by Bill Leonard( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a wide range of ethical positions and allows the viewer to look at his/her own ethical standards
The Constitution, that delicate balance( Visual )

21 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred representatives of government, law, journalism, education and media meet in a series of seminar focusing on constitutional rights and public policy. The panelists respond to hypothetical situations in spontaneous debate on specific constitutional issues
Ethics in America : source reader by Lisa H Newton( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 302 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 )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anatomy of a hostile takeover( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 197 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 1990 in English and held by 193 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 )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 192 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
Does doctor know best( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 184 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
Truth on trial( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 184 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
The Human experiment by Media and Society Seminars( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 181 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
Under orders, under fire( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 178 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
Public trust, private interest( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 166 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 congess, is he the servant of the people or of his conscience?
That delicate balance II - our Bill of Rights( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video discusses the Bill of Rights and its effect on the United States
America's schools : who gives a damn?( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the causes and effects of the country's most compelling internal crisis--the failure to educate all students and the neglect of its prime natural resource, the children
That delicate balance II : our Bill of Rights( Visual )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Friendly hosts 5 programs on the Bill of Rights and its effect on the United States
Immigration reform( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 142 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
Anatomy of a libel case : business vs. the media( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a hypothetical case, this seminar, taped before a live audience at Stanford University, explores the tension which exists between the right of a person to his or her good name and the need of the people to know important facts about public officials and issues. Participants in this discussion include Morely Safer, Arlin Adams, William Tavoulareas, Richard Wald, Edward Cony, and Robert Weil
Other side of the news. who calls the shots?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discussion on the relationship between live television coverage and law enforcement activities during a crisis situation focusing on the media coverage and events of the Sept. 1990, hostage taking in a bar in Berkeley, Calif. Includes video tape segments of the live newscasts
Crime and punishments( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel and unusual punishment from overcrowding in prisons to the death penalty is debated
Criminal justice and a defendant's right to a fair trial( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a seminar focusing on legal ethics and the Exclusionary Rule, the Hon. R. Eugene Pincham of the Cook County Circuit Court and attorneys A. Charles Peruto and Mario Merola discuss the right of the accused to a fair trial versus the right of society to take measures to assure public safety
 
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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 (199)

Covers
Ethics in America study guide