Does the Media Industry Have a Code of Ethics?

What kind of ethical standards should apply to the behavior of the media industry in today's 24/7 media environment? This is a huge issue for all Americans, particularly our kids, who spend approximately 45 hours per week on average consuming media. Join leading medical ethicist Ezekiel Emanuel and national kids and media expert James Steyer for a discussion of the roles and responsibilities of leading media companies and the emergence of a new field of media ethics.

Speakers: Ezekiel Emanuel,
Festival: 2007

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