This is the concluding part of this series, thank you for following through. Today’s edition would be discussing media regulation in Ireland. As opposed to the inefficiencies of press councils in the US and Britain, Ireland’s Press Council of created with statutory underpinnings showed control and effective guidance to the print media. Established in 2008, … Continue reading Media Regulation: Ireland
Jeremy Bentham in the 18th century in his writings, sheds more light on Utilitarianism- the principle of utility, “the greatest happiness of the greatest number of people”. This moral point views actions to be ethically admissible if and just if they produce the most noteworthy level of happiness to the most noteworthy number of individuals. … Continue reading Kant v. Bentham : The standard of ethical journalism. (Cont’d)
EXTERNAL INFLUENCES: News Reality v. Government Control The media has become a major part of a democratic state, it is also referred to as the fourth tier of government. The existence of press freedom is subject to the control of the government. Stories and events that show a negative image or conflict the interest of … Continue reading Media Reporting : Real News v. Organised News! (Cont’d)
Media is the impression of our general public and it delineates what and how society functions, this statement has faced multiple criticisms and reevaluated over the years. This statement is the standpoint of the culturalist perspective to the study of news organization: “news is determined by the pattern of events in the ‘real’ world’. Several … Continue reading Media Reporting : Real News v. Organised News!
Ethics, as defined by several philosophers and critics, connotes principles,a guide, set of definitive rules to frame the character of a people for public good. The word ethics is derived from the Greek word “ethos” describing “character” or “custom”. It is discussed in the same perspective as morality, questioning the borders of what is considered … Continue reading Kant v. Bentham : The standard of ethical journalism.