Media Ethics Bibliography

A list of more than 400 books devoted to media ethics and accountability systems.

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Ethics, Business and the Professions
  • ANDREWS Kenneth R. - (ed.), Ethics in Practice: Managing the Moral Corporation, Boston (MA), Harvard Business School Press, 1989.
  • APPLEBAUM David & Sarah Verone BARNEY - Ethics and the Professions, New York, Prentice-Hall, 1990.
  • BAYLES Michael, - Professional Ethics, Belmont (CA), Wadsworth, 1981 [general panorama].
  • FLORES Albert, - Professional Ideals, Belmont (CA), Wadsworth, 1988. 
  • FREUDBERG David, - The Corporate Conscience: Money, Power and Responsible Business, New York, American Management Ass., 1986.
  • JONAS H, - The Imperative of Responsibility: In Search of an Ethics for the Technological Age, University of Chicago Press, 1984. 
  • KUCURADI Ionna - (ed.), Ethics of the Professions: Medicine, Business, Media, Law, Berlin, Springer, 1999.
  • BLACK Jay & Ralph BARNEY, - Privacy 1: Exploring Questions of Media Morality, Special Issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, &/1995.
  • GRANT Marcus & Joyce O'CONNOR. - Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics. New York, Taylor & Francis, 2004.
  • TRENT Mary Alice. - Ethics in the 21st Century Workplace: Voices across the Professional Disciplines. New York, Longman, 2004.
Ethics and Media
  • ADAMS Julian, - Freedom and Ethics in the Press, New York, Rosen, 1983.
  • BAIRD Robert M. & al. - (ed.), The Media and Morality (Contemporary Issues) , Prometheus Books, 1999.
  • BELSEY Andrew & Ruth CHADWICK, - , Ethical Issues in Journalism and the Media, London, Routledge, 1992 [British viewpoint]
  • BUGEJA Michael J., - Living Ethics: Developing Values in Mass Communication, Needham Heights (MA), Allyn & Bacon, 1995.
  • CHADWICK Ruth (ed.), - The Concise Encyclopedia of Ethics in Politics and the Media, San Diego (CA), Academic Press, 2001.
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford, FERRE John P. & FACKLER P. Mark, - Good News: Social Ethics and the Press, New York, Oxford UP, 1992 [philosophical approach].
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford & Michael TRABER - (ed.), Communication Ethics and Universal Values, London, Sage, 1997.
  • COHEN, Elliot D. - (ed.). Philosophical Issues in Journalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
  • COHEN Elliot D. & Deni ELLIOTT, - Journalism Ethics: A Reference Handbook, Santa Barbara (CA), Abc Clio, 1998
  • FULLER Jack - News Values: Ideas for an Information Age, University of Chicago Press, 1996. 
  • GORDON A.D. & John M. KITTROSS - Controversies in Media Ethics, New York, Addison Wesley, 2nd ed. 1999.
  • HASELDEN Kyle, - Morality and the Mass Media, Nashville (TN), Broadman, 1968 [Christian viewpoint].
  • IGGERS Jeremy, - , Good News, Bad News: Journalism Ethics and the Public Interest, New York, Worldview Press, 1998.
  • JOHANNESEN Richard L - Ethics in Human Communication, (1975), Prospect Heights (IL), Waveland Press, 5th ed. 2002.
  • KIERAN Matthew - Media Ethics: A Philosophical Approach, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1997.
  • KNOWLTON Steven R. & Patrick R. Parsons, - The Journalist's Moral Compass: Basic Principles, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1995.
  • LAMBETH Edmund B. - Committed Journalism: An Ethic for the Profession, Bloo-mington, Indiana UP, 2nd ed. 1992. 
  • LESLIE Larry Z., - Mass Communication Ethics: Decision Making in Postmodern Culture, Boston (MA), Houghton-Mifflin, 2000
  • MAKAU J. M. & R.C. Arnett - (eds.), Communication Ethics in an Age of Diversity, Urbana , University of Illinois Press, 1997.
  • McKINZIE Bruce W., - Objectivity, Communication and the Foundation of Understanding, Lanham (MD), University Press of America, 1994.
  • MERRILL John C., - Legacy of Wisdom: Great Thinkers and Journalism, Ames (IO), Iowa SUP, 1994.
  • MERRILL John C., - Journalism Ethics: Philosophical Foundations for News Media, New York, St Martin's Press, 1997. 
  • RIVERS William L. & Cleve MATHEWS, - Ethics for the Media, Englewood Cliffs (NJ), Prentice-Hall, 1988.
  • RUBIN Bernard, - Questioning Media Ethics, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1978.
  • SCHWARTZ Tony - The Responsive Chord, Garden City (NY), Doubleday, 1973 [ethics in broadcasting].
  • McBRIDE Sean - (ed.), Many Voices, One World, Paris, UNESCO, 1980.
  • SANDERS Karen, - Ethics and Journalism, London, Sage 2003.
  • TESTER Keith, - Media, Culture and Morality, London, Routledge, 1994.
  • GILL Karamjit S., - Information Society: New Media, Ethics and Postmodernism, New York, Springer Verlag, 1996.
  • COHEN-ALMAGOR Raphael, - Speech, Media and Ethics, the Limits of Free Expression: Critical Studies on Freedom of Expression, Freedom of the Press and the Public's Right to Know, Basingstoke (GB), Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
  • THAYER Lee (ed.), - Communication: Ethical and Moral Issues, New York, Gordon & Breach, 1973.
  • PHELAN John M., - Disenchantment: Meaning and Morality in the Media, New York, Hastings House, 1980.
  • MERRILL John C. & Jack S. ODELL, - Philosophy and Journalism, New York, Longman, 1983.
  • LOWENSTEIN Ralph & John C. MERRILL, - Macromedia: Mission, Message and Morality, New York, Longman, 1990.
  • JENSEN J. Vernon, - Ethical Issues in the Communication Process, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 1997.
  • MACKIN James A. Jr., - Community Over Chaos: An Ecological Perspective on Communication Ethics, Tuscaloosa (AL), University of Alabama Press, 1997.
  • GREENBERG Karen Joy (ed.). - Conversations on Communication Ethics. Norwood (NJ), Ablex, 1991.
  • MERRILL John C. - The Imperative of Freedom: A Philosophy of Journalistic Autonomy. New York, Hastings House, 1974. University Press of America, 1990.
  • THOMASSEN Niels. - Communicative Ethics in Theory and Practice. New York, St Martin's Press, 1992 (translated from Danish).
  • BENHABIB Seyla & Fred DALLMAYR (eds.). - The Communicative Ethics Controversy. Cambridge (MA), MIT Press, 1990.
  • ALLEN David S. - Democracy Inc.: the Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere. University of Illinois Press, 2005.
  • MOORE Adam D. - Information Ethics: Privacy, Property and Power. University of Washington Press, 2005.
History (before World War II)
  • CRAWFORD Nelson A., - The Ethics of Journalism, New York, Knopf, 1924; new ed. 1969.
  • DICKEN-GARCIA Hazel, - Journalistic Standards in Nineteenth Century America, Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.
  • FLINT Leon N., - The Conscience of the Newspaper: A Case Book in the Principles and Problems of Journalism, New York, Appleton, 1925.
  • HENNING Albert F., - Ethics and Practice in Journalism, New York, Long & Smith, 1932.
  • IRWIN Will, - The American Newspaper, 1916, Ames, Iowa SUP, 1969.
  • KINGSBURY Susan M., - Newspaper and the News: An Objective Measurement of Ethical and Unethical Behavior by Representative Newspapers, 1937, New York, Johnson Reprint Corp., 1969.
  • GIBBONS William F., - Newspaper Ethics: A Discussion of Good Practice for Journalists. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Bros., 1926.
  • WARD Stephen J.A. - Invention of Journalism Ethics: The Path to Objectivity and Beyond. McGills-Queens University Press, 2005.
Laws, Regulations and Ethics
  • COUPRIE Eliane & Henry OLSSON, - Freedom of Communications Under the Law: Case Studies in Nine Countries, Manchester, European Institute for the Media, 1987.
  • CURRY J.L. & al., - Press Control Around the World, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1982.
  • DEWALL Gustav von, - Press Ethics: Regulation and Editorial Practice, Düsseldorf, European Institute for the Media, 1997 [France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom].
  • HINDMAN Elizabeth Blanks, - Rights vs. Responsibilities: The Supreme Court and the Media, New York, Greenwood Press, 1997.
  • HOFFMANN-RIEM Wolfgang, - Regulating Media: The Licensing and Supervision of Broadcasting in Six Countries, New York, Guilford, 1996.
  • MOORE Roy L., - Mass Communication Law and Ethics, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2nd ed. 1999.
  • O'MALLEY Tom & Clive SOLEY, - Regulating the Press, London, Pluto Press, 2000.
  • ROBERTSON Geoffrey & NICOL Andrew , - , Media Law: The Rights of Journalists, Broascasters and Publishers, London, Sage, 1985.
  • HARRIS Nicholas, - The Media and the Law: a Handbook of Law and Ethics for Media Practice, Harris Johnsson, 1995.
  • CROOK Timothy, - Media Law and Ethics, London, Sage, 2002.
  • BARNEY Ralph & Jay BLACK, - Where Ethics and Law Converge, Special issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 10/1997.
  • National Conference for the Study of Media Ethics and Law, - Proceedings, Minneapolis (MN), Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law, 1998.
  • CROOK Timothy. - Media Ethics and Laws: Power with Responsibility. London, Sage, 2003.
  • BURROWS J. & U. CHEER. - Media Law in New Zealand. South Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 5th ed. 2005.
Social Responsibility
  • BEAUCHAMP Tom L. & Stephen KLAIDMAN, - The Virtuous Journalist, New York, Oxford UP, 1987.
  • BALK Alfred - A Free and Responsible Press, New York, Report to the 20th c. Fund, 1973.
  • BLACK, Jay - Mixed News: The Public / Civic / Communitarian Journalism Debate. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 1997. 
  • BOGART Leo, - Commercial Culture: The Media System and the Public Interest, Piscataway (NJ), Transaction, 1999.
  • BUTTNY Richard, - Social Accountability in Communication, London, Sage, 1993.
  • CASEBIER Allan & CASEBIER Janet J., - Social Responsibilities of the Mass Media, Lanham (MD), University Press of America, 1978.
  • COLLINS Keith S. - (ed.), Responsibility and Freedom in the Press: Are They in Conflict?, Washington (DC), Citizen's Choice, 1985.
  • Commission on the Freedom of the Press - A Free and Responsible Press, University of Chicago Press, 1947.
  • COOK Timothy E. - Governing With the News: The News Media as a Political Institution, University of Chicago Press, 1998.
  • DENNIS Everette E. & al. - (ed.), Media Freedom and Accountability, New York, Greenwood, 1989.
  • DHILLON Gurpreet (ed.), - Social Responsibility in the Information Age: Issues and Controversies, Hershey (PA) , Idea Group, 2001.
  • ELLIOTT Deni - (ed.), Responsible Journalism, Beverly Hills (CA), Sage, 1986 [nine essays by academics].
  • FALLOWS, James. - Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy. New York: Pantheon, 1996.
  • GERALD J. Edward, - The Social Responsibility of the Press, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1963 [a classic].
  • HODGES Louis - (ed.), Social Responsibility: Journalism, Law, Medecine, Lexington (VA), Washington & Lee University, 1978.
  • GREENBERG Karen Joy - (ed.), Conversations on Communication Ethics, Norwood (NJ), Ablex, 1991.
  • HAUSMAN, Carl. - Crisis of Conscience: Perspectives on Journalism Ethics. New York: Harper Collins, 1992.
  • JONAS Hans, - The Imperative of Responsibility, University of Chicago Press, 1984.
  • KREIG Andrew, - Spiked: How Chain Management Corrupted America's Oldest Newspaper, Portland (ME), Peregrine Press, 1987.
  • MEDVED Michael, - Hollywood vs. America, New York, HarperCollins, 1992.
  • MERRILL John C., - The Imperative of Freedom: A Philosophy of Journalistic Autonomy, New York, Hastings House, 1974 [Hostile to "social responsibility "].
  • MERRILL John C., - The Dialectic in Journalism: Toward a Responsible Use of Press Freedom, Baton Rouge, Louisiana SUP, 1989.
  • MERRITT Davis, - Public Journalism and Public Life: Why Telling the News is Not Enough, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 1998.
  • NERONE John C. & al - (eds.), Last Rights: Revisiting Four Theories of the Press, U. of Illinois Press, 1995.
  • RIVERS William, W. SCHRAMM & C. CHRISTIANS, - Responsibilities in Mass Communication, New York, Harper & Row, 1957, 3rd ed. 1980.
  • ROSEN Jay, - What Are Journalists For? New Haven (CT), Yale UP, 1999.
  • SCHWARTZ Ted, - Free Speech and False Profits: Ethics in the Media, Cleveland (OH), Pilgrim Press, 1996 [Christian conservative]
  • SEIB Philip & Kathy FITZPATRICK, - Journalism Ethics, Fort Worth (TX), Harcourt Brace, 1997.
  • SCHMUHL Robert - (ed.), The Responsibilities of Journalism, Notre Dame (IN), University of Notre Dame Press, 1984.
  • SIMS Ronald R., - Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Westport (CT), Praeger, 2003.
  • O'NEILL Onora, - A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • McQUAIL Denis, - Media Accountability and Freedom of Publication, Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • SPLICHAL Slavko, Colin SPARKS & Brenda DERVIN, - Journalists for the 21st Century: Tendencies of Professionalization among First-Year Students in 22 Countries, Westport (CT), Greenwood, 1994.
  • ETTEMA James A. & Theodore L. GLASSER, - Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue, New York, Columbia University Press, 1998.
  • ALIA Valerie. - Media Ethics and Social Change. London, Taylor & Francis, 2004.
  • FRANKLIN Bob. - Social Policy, Media and Misrepresentation. London, Routledge, 1999.
  • MOY Patricia & Michael PFAU. - With Malice Toward All? The Media and Public Confidence in Democratic Institutions. Westport (CT), Praeger, 2000.
  • KOVACH Bill & Tom ROSENSTIEL. - The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect. New York, Crown, 2001.
  • ALIA Valerie. - Media Ethics and Social Change. New York, Routledge, 2004.
  • COHEN-ALMAGOR Raphael. - Speech, Media and Ethics: The Limits of Free Expression. Basingstoke (Hampshire), Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Media Ethics and M*A*S — Media Ethics
  • ALLEY Robert S., - Television: Ethics for Hire?, Nashville (TN), Abingdon, 1977 [based on interviews with eminent producers].
  • ARANT David - (ed.) Perspectives: Ethics, Issues and Controversies in Mass Media, St Paul (MN), Coursewise, 1999.
  • BERKMAN Robert I. & Christopher A. Shumway, - Digital Dilemmas: Ethical Issues for Online Communications Professionals, Iowa State UP, 2003.
  • BERRY David - (ed.), Ethics and Media Culture: Practices and Representations, London, Butterworth Heinemann, 1999. Also Woburn (MA), Focal Press, 2000 [British view]
  • BERTRAND Claude-Jean, - Media Ethics and Accountability Systems, Piscataway (NJ), Transaction, 2000 [The book exists in Armenian, Brazilian, French, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian versions]
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford & al., - Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning, New York, Longman, 5th ed. 1998.
  • DAY Louis A., - Ethics in Media Communication: Cases and Controversies, Belmont (CA), Wadsworth, 4th ed. 2003.
  • European Journalism Center, - Organising Media Accountability, Maastricht, EJC, 1997.
  • EVENSEN Bruce - (ed.), The Responsible Reporter, Vision Press, 2nd ed. 1997.
  • FINK Conrad C., - Media Ethics: In the Newsroom and Beyond, New York, McGraw Hill, 1988.
  • GILES Robert H. & Robert W. SNYDER - (eds.), What's Fair? The Problem of Equity in Journalism, New Brunswick (NJ), Transaction, 1999.
  • GOODWIN Eugene & R.F. SMITH - Groping for Ethics in Journalism, Ames (Iowa), Iowa SUP, 1983 - 3rd ed. 1994.
  • HAUSMAN Carl, - Crisis of Conscience: Perspectives on Journalism Ethics, Boston (MA), Addison-Wesley, 1997.
  • HERBERT John, - Journalism and Broadcast Ethics, Woburn (MA), Focal Press, 2002.
  • HULTENG John L., - The Messenger's Motives: Ethical Problems of the News Media, Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1976 - 2ème. éd. 1985.
  • KAPLAR Richard T. & Patrick D. MAINES, - The Government Factor: Undermining Journalistic Ethics in the Information Age, Washington (DC), Cato Institute, 1995.
  • KLAIDMAN Stephen & BEAUCHAMP Tom L., - The Virtuous Journalist, New York, Oxford UP, 1987 [based on real life situations].
  • KEEBLE Richard, - Ethics for Journalists, London, Routledge, 2001.
  • KNOWLTON Steven R - Moral Reasoning for Journalists: Cases and Comments, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1997.
  • KRIEGHBAUM Hillier, - Pressures on the Press, New York, Crowell, 1972.
  • LESLIE Larry Z., - Mass Communication Ethics: Decision Making in Postmodern Culture, Boston (MA), Houghton-Mifflin, 2000.
  • LESTER Paul, - Photojournalism: An Ethical Approach, Hillsdale (NJ), Erlbaum, 1991.
  • LIMBURG Val E., - Electronic Media Ethics, Boston, Focal, 1994
  • MATELSKI Marilyn J., - Television News Ethics, Boston, Focal Press, 1991.
  • MEYER Philip, - Editors, Publishers and Newspaper Ethics, Washington (DC), ASNE, 1983.
  • MEYER Philip, - Ethical Journalism: A Guide for Students, Practitioners and Consumers, New York, Longman, 1987 [a classic].
  • NORDENSTRENG Kaarle - (ed.), Reports on Media Ethics in Europe, University of Tampere (Finland), 1995.
  • OLEN Jeffrey, - Ethics in Journalism (Occupational Ethics), Englewood Cliffs (NJ), Prentice-Hall, 1988.
  • PIPPERT Wesley G., - An Ethics of News: A Reporter's Search for Truth, Washington, Georgetown UP, 1989 [Personal experiences].
  • PRITCHARD David - (ed.), Holding Media Accountable: Citizens, Ethics and the Law, Bloomington, Indiana UP, 2000. [Very critical of M*A*S ]
  • RUSSELL Nick, - Morals and Media: Ethics in Canadian Journalism, U. of British Columbia Press, 1994.
  • SEIB Phulip, - Campaigns and Conscience: The Ethics of Political Journalism, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1994.
  • SEIB Philip & Kathy Fitzpatrick, - , Journalism Ethics, Fort Worth, Harcourt Brace, 1997.
  • SMITH Ron F., - Groping for Ethics in Journalism, Iowa State UP, 1999.
  • SPARKS Colin & John TULLOCH (eds). - Tabloid Tales : Global Debates over Media Standards. Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.
  • SPG-SDX, National Ethics Committee, - Journalism Ethics Report, Chicago, Society of Professional Journalists, yearly since 1981.
  • STUHR John J., - Morals and the Media: Information, Entertainment and Manipulation, Eugene, University of Oregon Books, 1990.
  • SWAIN Bruce M., - Reporters' Ethics, Ames, Iowa SUP, 1979 [problems faced by 67 reporters].
  • THAYER Lee et al. - (ed.), Ethics, Morality and the Media, New York, Hastings House, 1980 [27 essays mainly by practitioners].
  • WHEELER Thomas H., - Phototruth or Photofiction? Ethics and Media Imagery in the Digital Age, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2002.
  • SPARKS Colin & John TULLOCH (eds.), - Tabloid Tales: Global Debates over Media Standards, Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.
  • BERTRAND Claude-Jean (ed.) - An Arsenal For Democracy: Media Accountability Systems, Cresskill (NJ), Hampton Press, 2003 [The book exists in French, Brazilian and Japanese versions]
  • BARNEY Ralph D. & John C. MERRILL, - Ethics and the Press: Readings in Mass Media Morality, New York, Hastings House, 1975.
  • PATTYN Bart, - Media Ethics, Leuven (Belgium), Peeters, 2000.
  • RONNING Helge & Francis P. KASOMA , - Media Ethics: An Introduction and Overview, Cape Town, Juta, 2004.
  • AGGARWAL S.K., - Media and Ethics, delhi (India), Shipra, 1993.
  • RETIEF Johan, - Media Ethics: An Introduction to Responsible Journalism, Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • GOOD Howard (ed.), - Desperately Seeking Ethics: A Guide to Media Conduct, Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.
  • STEVENSON Nicholas, - The Transformation of the Media: Globalisation, Morality and Ethics, London, Longman, 1999. 
  • FULLER Jack, - News Values: Ideas for an Information Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
  • ALAN Jeff. - Responsible Journalism: A Practical Guide for Working and Aspiring Journalists. Chicago, Bonus Books, 2001.
  • FINK Conrad C. & Stephen P. HULL. - Media Ethics. Needham Heights (MA),Allyn & Bacon, 2nd ed. 1994 [textbook].
  • BENSON Harry. - Desperately Seeking Etyhics: A Guide to Media Conduct. Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.
  • ENGLEHARDT Elaine E. & Ralph D. BARNEY. - Ethics and Problems in Mass Communication. Belmont (CA), Wadsworth, 2001 [textbook].
  • WULFEMEYER K. Tim & James K. BUCKALEW. - Mass Media in the New Millenium: Structures, Functions, Issues and Ethics. Dubuque (IA), Kendal/Hunt, 2nd ed. 2000.
  • PRIESTLAND Gerald. - Dilemmas of Journalism. Cambridge (UK), Lutterworth Press, 1997.
  • WARD Stephen J. - The Invention of Journalism Ethics, Montreal, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005.
  • WILKINS Lee & Renita COLEMAN. - The Moral Media: How Journalists Reason About Media. Mahwah (NJ), Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005.
  • RICHARDS Ian. - Quagmires and Quandaries: Exploring Journalism Ethics. University of New South Wales Press, 2004.
  • KNOWLTON Steven R. & Patrick R. PARSONS (eds.). - The Journalist's Moral Compass. Westport (CT), Praeger, 1995.
  • WILKINS Lee. - Moral Media: How Journalists Reason about Ethics. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2005
Media Ethics and M*A*S — Codes
  • BRUUN Lars - (ed.), Professional Codes in Journalism, Prague, IOJ, 1979 [IOJ was a soviet institution].
  • COOPER Thomas W. - (ed.), Communication Ethics and Global Change, New York, Longman, 1989.
  • GORLIN Rena A. - (ed.), Codes of Professional Responsibility, Washington (DC), Bureau of National Affairs, 2nd ed. 1990.
  • IOJ, - International Principles of Professional Ethics in Journalism, Prague, IOJ, 1986 [see supra: Bruun].
  • JONES G. Clement, - , Mass Media Codes of Ethics and Councils, Paris, Unesco, 1980 [strong marxist bias].
  • JUUSELA Pauli, - Journalistic Codes of Ethics in the CSCE Countries, Tampere, University of Tampere, 1991 [A synthetic study of western and soviet codes!].
  • BLACK Jay & Ralph BARNEY (eds.), - Codes of Ethics (Vol. 17, n°2 of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics), Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2002.
  • NORDENSTRENG Kaarle & Hifzi TOPUZ (eds.). - Journalist: Status, Rights and Responsibilities. Prague, IOJ, 1989.
Media Ethics and M*A*S — Criticism
  • ARONSON James, - Packaging the News: A Critical Survey of Press, Radio, TV, New York, International Publishers, 1971.
  • ARONSON James, - Deadline for the Media: Today's Challenges to Press, TV and Radio, Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1972.
  • BABB Laura L - (ed.), Of the Press, By the Press, For the Press, and Others Too, Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1976 [by Washington Post staff members]. 
  • BROWN Lee, - The Reluctant Reformation: On Criticizing the Press in America, New York, McKay, 1974.
  • CIRINO Robert, - Don't Blame the People: How the News Media Use Bias, Distortion and Censorship to Manipulate Public Opinion, New York, Random House, 1971.
  • COHEN Jeff & Norman SOLOMON, - Through the Media Looking Glass: Decoding Bias and Blather in the News, Monroe (ME), Common Courage Press,1999.
  • DOWNING John et al., - Questioning the Media: A Critical Introduction, Newbury Park (CA), Sage, 1990.
  • GOLDSTEIN Tom, - The News at Any Cost: How Journalists Compromise Their Ethics to Shape the News, New York, Simon & Schuster, 1985 [concrete cases].
  • GOLDSTEIN Tom - (ed.), 100 Years of Media Criticism, New York, Columbia UP, 1989.
  • HACHTEN William, - The Troubles of Journalism: A Critical Look at What's Right and Wrong With the Press, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum,1998, 2nd ed. 2001.
  • KURTZ Howard, - Media Circus: The Trouble with America's Newspapers, New York, Random House, 1994.
  • ISAACS Norman E., - Untended Gates: The Mismanaged Press, New York, Colum-bia UP, 1986.
  • JENSEN Carl, - 20 Years of Censored News, New York, Seven Stories Press, 1997.
  • JENSEN Joli, - Redeeming Modernity: Contradictions in Media Criticism, Newbury Park (CA), Sage, 1990.
  • KERBEL Matthew R., - If It Bleeds, It Leads: An Anatomy of Television News, Boulder (CO), Westview, 1999.
  • LEE M. & N. SOLOMON, - Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in News Media, New York, Carol, 1990.
  • MacDOUGALL A. Kent - (ed.), The Press: A Critical Look From the Inside, Princeton, Dow Jones, 1972.
  • POLLAK Richard - (ed.), Stop the Presses, I Want to Get Off!, New York, Random House, 1975. [An anthology from the review [MORE]].
  • RIVERS Caryl, - Slick Spins and Fractured Facts, New York, Columbia UP, 1996
  • RUSHER William A., - The Coming Battle for the Media: Curbing the Media Elite, New York, Morrow , 1988 [a conservative viewpoint].
  • SHAW David, - Journalism Today, New York, Harper & Row, 1977 [an anthology of his articles in the Los Angeles Times].
  • SHAW David, - Press Watch,: A Provocative Look at How the Newspapers Report the News, New York, Macmillan, 1984 [idem].
  • SINCLAIR Upton, - The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism, Pasa-de-na (CA), 1919, reprinted by Arno Press, 1970.
  • SOLOMON Norman & Jeff COHEN, - Wizards of Media Oz: Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News, Monroe (ME), Common Courage Press,1997.
  • SOLOMON Norman, - The Habits of Highly Deceptive Media: Decoding Spin and Lies in Mainstream News, Monroe (ME), Common Courage Press 1999.
  • STRENTZ, Herbert. - News Reporters and News Sources: Accomplices in Shaping and Misshaping the News. Ames (IA), Iowa State University Press, 1989.
  • WEAVER, Paul H. - News and the Culture of Lying: How Journalism Really Works. New York: The Free Press, 1995
  • WILLIS Jim - , The Shadow World: Life Between the News Media and Reality, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1991.
  • VAN ZOONEN Liesbet, Kees BRANTS & Joke HERMES (eds.), - The Media in Question: Popular Cultures and Public Interests, London, Sage, 1998.
  • ALLEN STEVE, - Vulgarians at the Gate: Trash TV and Raunch Radio: Raising Standards of Popular Culture, Amherst (NY), Prometheus Books, 2001.
  • ANDERSEN Robin & Lance STRATE (eds.), - Critical Studies in Media Commercialism, Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • KICK Russ (ed.), - You Are Being Lied To: The Disinformation Guide to Media Distortion, Historical Whitewashes and Cultural Myths, San Leandro (CA), The Disinformation Company, 2001.
  • SEIDON Martin H., - Access to the American Mind: The Damaging Impact of the New Mass Media, New York, Sure Sellers, 1990.
  • STARKER Steven, - Evil Influences: Crusades Against the Mass Media, New Brunswick (NJ), Transaction, 1989.
  • BERRY David & John THEOBALD (eds.), - Radical Mass Media Criticism: A Cultural Genealogy, Montreal (QC, Canada), Black Rose Books, 2004.
  • ORLIK Peter B., - Electronic Media Criticism, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2nd ed. 2001
  • WAUGH Evelyn. - Scoop: A Novel about Journalists. 1937, London, Penguin, 2003.
  • KALB Marvin L. - One Scandalous Story: Clinton, Lewinsky and Thirteen Days that Tarnished American Journalism. The Free Press, 2001.
  • CLURMAN Richard M. - Beyond Malice: The Media's Years of Reckoning. New Brunswick (NJ), Transaction, 1995.
  • APPLEGATE Edd. - Print and Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Examination. Westport (CT), Praeger, 1996.
  • ATKINS Joseph B. (ed.). - Journalism, Ethics and the World: International Topics in Media. Ames, Iowa State UP, 2002.
  • FALLOWS James. - Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy. New York, Pantheon, 1996.
  • SELDES George. - You Can't Print That! the Truth Behind the News 1918-1928. First published 1929. Reprinted by Kessinger, 2004.
  • SELDES George. - Even the Gods Can't Change History: The Facts Speak for Themselves. Secaucus (NJ), Lyle Stuart, 1976.
  • SELDES George. - Lords of the Press. 1938.
  • SELDES George. - Freedom of the Press. First published 1935. Reprinted by Da Capo Press, 1971.
  • ROBERTS Gene (ed.). - Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Press, 2001.
  • BROCK David. - The Republican Noise Machine: Right-Wing Media and How it Corrupts Democracy. New York, Crown Publishing, 2005.
  • ANDERSON Bonnie. - News Flash: Journalism, Infotainment and the Bottom-Line Business of Broadcast News. Jossey Bass, 2004.
  • CALVERT Clay. - Voyeur Nation: Media, Privacy and Peering in Modern Culture. Boulder (CO), Westview, 2000.
  • WALLS Jeannette. - How Gossip Became the News and the News Became Just Another Show. New York, Perennial, 2000.
  • LULL James & Stephen HINERMAN (eds.) - Media Scandals: Morality and Desire in the Popular Culture. New York, Columbia UP, 1998.
  • WHEEN Francis. - How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World. London, Fourth Estate, 2004.
  • LANGER John. - Tabloid Television: Popular Journalism and the "Other News". New York, Routledge, 1998.
  • MALLON Thomas. - Stolen Words: Forays into the Origins and Ravages of Plagiarism. New York, Ticknor & Fields, 1989.
  • AMSTER Linda & Dylan L. McCLAIN (eds.) - Kill Duck Before Serving: Red Faces at The New York Times : A Collection of the Newspaper's Most Interesting, Embarrassing and Off-Beat Corrections. New York, St Martin's Griffin, 2002.
Media Ethics and M*A*S — Public Access / Right to Communicate
  • BARRON Jerome C. - Freedom of the Press For Whom? The Right of Access to Mass Media, Bloomington, Indiana UP, 1973.
  • HARMS L.S., RICHSTAD J. & KIE K.A. - (ed.), Right to Communicate: Collected Papers, Honolulu, University Press of Hawaii, 1977.
  • HARMS L.S. & RICHSTAD J. - (ed.), Evolving Perspectives on the Right to Communicate, Honolulu, East-West Center, 1977.
  • LAND Richard D. & Frank D. YORK - Send a Message to Mickey: The ABC of Making Your Voice Heard at Disney, Nashville (TN), Broadman & Holman, 1998.
  • SCHMIDT Benno C - Freedom of the Press vs. Public Access, Westport (CT), Praeger, 1976.
  • GILLMOR Dan. - We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People. Sebastopol (CA), O'Reilly, 2004
Media Ethics and M*A*S — Press Councils
  • ADHIKARI G - Press Councils: The Indian Experience, New Delhi, Press Institute of India, 1965.
  • BALK Alfred, - A Free and Responsive Press: Report for a National News Council, New York, 20th Century Fund, 1973.
  • BRADLEY H.J. - ., Press Councils of the World, Londres, The Press Council, 1974 [mimeographed].
  • BROGAN Patrick - Spiked: The Short Life and Death of the National News Council, New York, Priority, 1985 [the US national PC]
  • IPI, - Press Councils and Press Codes, Zürich, International Press Institute, 1964 & 1967.
  • LEVY Philip, - The Press Council: History, Procedures and Cases, Londres, Macmillan, 1967 [the British Press Council]
  • MURRAY George, - The Press and the Public: The Story of the British Press Council, Carbondale, Southern Illinois UP, 1972.
  • RIVERS William L. et al, - Backtalk: Press Councils in America, San Francisco, Canfield, 1972 [Local PCs in the US].
  • ROBERTSON Geoffrey, - People Against the Press: An Enquiry into the Press Council, London, Quartet Books, 1983.
  • SHANNON Richard, - A Press Free and Responsible: Self-regulation and the Press Complaints Commission (1991-2001), London, John Murray, 2001.
  • TRIKHA N.K., - The Press Council: A Self-Regulatory Mechanism for the Press. Bombay: Somaiya Publications, 1986.
  • O'MALLEY Tom & Clive SOLEY. - Regulating the Press. London (UK), Pluto Press, 2000. [special focus on the (British) Press Council and the PCC]
  • KIRKMAN Deborah. - Whither the Australian Press Council: The Formation, Function and Future of the Council. On www.presscouncil.org.au, click on APC Publications, then Other Publications, then History of the council. 1996
Media Ethics and M*A*S — Other M*A*S
  • PHILLIPS Peter & Project Censored, - Censored 2001, New York, Seven Stories Press, 2001.
  • KESSLER Lauren, - The Dissident Press, Alternative Journalism in American History, Beverly Hills, Sage, 1984.
  • WHITNEY D. Charles, - Begging Your Pardon: Corrections and Correction Policies at Twelve US Newspapers, New York, Columbia University, Gannett Center for Media Studies, 1986.
  • American Journalism Review, - University of Maryland, 1117 Journalism Bldg, College Park, MD 20742-7111
  • Columbia Journalism Review, - Journalism Bldg, Columbia University, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027.
  • Journal of Mass Media Ethics, - c/o Erlbaum, 10 Industrial Ave, Mahwah, NJ 07430-2262.
  • Media Ethics, - Division of Mass Communication, Emerson College, 100 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116.
  • NEMETH Neil. - News Ombudsmen in North America: Assessing an Experiment in Social Responsibility. Westport (CT), Greenwood, 2003.
Media Ethics and M*A*S — University Training and Research
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford & Catherine L. COVERT, - Teaching Ethics in Journalism Education, New York, Hastings, 1980.
  • ELLIOTT Deni, - Toward the Development of a Model for Journalism Ethics Instruction, Ann Arbor (MI), University Microfilms, 1984.
  • KASOMA Francis, - Teacher's Guide: Journalism Ethics: Training Manual - in Helge RONNING, Media Ethics, Nortdic/SADC Journalism Centre, Cape Town 2002.
  • LEMERT James, - Criticizing the Media: Empirical Approaches, Newbury Park (CA), Sage, 1989.
  • POTTER W. James, - Media Literacy, London, Sage, 1998.
  • SLOAN William David - (ed.), Makers of the Media Mind: Journalism Educators and Their Ideas, Hillsdale (NJ), Erlbaum, 1990.
  • GOOD Howard & Michael J. DILLON, - Media Ethics Goes to the Movies, Westport (CT), Praeger, 2002 [How to use movies as case studies in media ethics]
  • BRISLIN Tom (ed.), - Teaching Media Ethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 1998.
  • SPLICHAL Slavko, Colin SPARKS, Brenda DERVIN. - Journalists for the 21st Century: Tendencies of Professionalization among First-Year Students in 22 Countries. Oxford (UK), Greenwood, 1994.
  • IORIO Sharon H. - Qualitative Research in Journalism. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2003.
Media Ethics in Various Parts of the World
  • VAN DER MEIDEN Anne - (ed.), Ethics and Mass Communication, Utrecht (NL), State University of Utrecht, 1980.
  • CASMIR Fred L., - Ethics in Intercultural and International Communication, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 1997.
  • FROST Chris, - Media Ethics and Self-Regulation, London, Longman 1998 [Mainly about British national press]
  • HURST John & Sally A. WHITE, - Ethics and the Australian News Media, South Melbourne, Macmillan, 1994.
  • KARMASIN Matthias - (ed.), Media und Ethik, Stuttgart, Philipp Reclam, 2002
  • KASOMA Francis P - . (ed.), Journalism Ethics in Africa, Nairobi, Council for Communication Education, 1994.
  • KIBERD Damien - (ed.), Media in Ireland: The Search for Ethical Journalism, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 1999.
  • NORDENSTRENG Kaarle - (ed.), Reports on Media Ethics in Europe, University of Tampere (Finland), 1995.
  • NORDENSTRENG Kaarle & Michael GRIFFIN - GRIFFIN (eds.), International Media Monitoring, Cresskill (NJ), Hampton Press, 1999.
  • RUSSELL Nick, - Morals and the Media: Ethics in Canadian Journalism, Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press,1994.
  • WAISBORD Silvio, - Watchdog Journalism in South America: News Accountability and Democracy, New York, Columbia UP, 2000.
  • DUPLAT, Domitille - Freedom of the Press/ Responsibility of Media : Africa on the Way to Self-Regulation, Paris, GRET & Nairobi, Paulines, 2003.
  • IYER Venkat (ed.) - Media Ethics in Asia: Addressing the dilemmas in the Information Age, Singapore, AMIC/SCI-NTU, 2002.
  • ATKINS Joseph B. (ed.) - The Mission: Journalism, Ethics and the World, Iowa State University Press, 2002.
  • ALIA Valerie, Brian BRENNAN & Barry HOFFMASTER, - Deadlines and Diversity: Journalism Ethics in a Changing World, Black Point (Nova Scotia), Fernwood Publishing, 1996. [Canada]
  • OOSTHUIZEN Lucas M., - Media Ethics in the South African Context: An Introduction and Overview, Cape Town, Juta, 2004.
  • HENDTLASS Jane - Media Ethics: Ethics, Law & Accountability in the Australian Media (With Case Studies for Classes and Groups), Sydney (Australia), Acorn Press, 2003.
  • Staff of the Australian Journalists Association, - Ethics in Journalism: Report to the Ethics Review Committee, Melbourne University Press, 1997.
  • DONOVAN Thomas G. - Media Ethics: An Aboriginal Film and the Australian Film Commission. Lincoln (NE), iUniverse, 2002.
  • SPENCE Edward. - Media Ethics in Australia. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum (Special issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics), 2004.
  • BLACK Jay & Ralph BARNEY. - The Search for a Global Media Ethics. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum (Special issue of the Journal of Mass media Ethics) 2003.
  • Jernej ROVSEK. - The Private and the Public in the Media: regulation and Implementation in Slovenia. Ljubljana, Peace Institute, 2005. [An overview, in Slovenian and in English, of media ethics and MAS].
  • GAMBLE Adam & Takesoto WATANABE. - A Public Betrayed: An Inside Look at Japanese Media Atrocities and Their Warnings to the West. Washington (DC), Regnery Publishing, 2004.
  • KASOMA Francis P. & Helge RONNING. - Media Ethics: An Introduction and Overview. Cape Town (South Africa), Juda, 2002.
  • SPENCE Edward (ed.). - Media Ethics in Australia: Exploring Questions of Media Morality. An issue of the "Journal of Mass Media Ethics", July 20904.
Media Ethics — Issues, General & Particular
  • ALEXANDER Alison & Janice HANSON, - Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Mass Media and Society, New York, McGraw-Hill, 2000.
  • FOX Richard L. & Robert W. VAN SICKEL, - Tabloid Justice: US Criminal Justice in an Age of Media Frenzy, Boulder (CO), Lynne Rienner, 2000.
  • WALDMAN Paul, - Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why the Media Didn't Tell You. Naperville (IL), Sourcebooks, 2004.
  • TESTER Keith, - Compassion, Morality, and the Media, Maidenhead (GB), Open University Press, 2001.
  • DEPPA Joan & Maria RUSSELL, - The Media and Disasters: Pan Am 103, New York University Press, 1995.
  • CLAUSSEN Dane S., - Sex, Religion, Media, Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
  • PURVIS Hoyt, - Media Issues and Trends: A Mass Communication Reader, Dubuque (IA), Kendall/Hunt, 1998.
  • KAPLAR Richard T. & Patrick D. MAINES, - The Government Factor: Undermining Journalistic Ethics in the Information Age, Washington (DC), Cato Institute, 1995.
  • BOLTANSKI Luc, - Suffering and Distance: Morality, Media and Politics, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • SHAW Colin, - Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency, and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA, London, Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • ENGLEHARDT Elaine & Ralph D. BARNEY - Ethics and Problems in Mass Communication, Belmont (CA), Wadsworth, 2001.
  • BIAGI Shirley & Marilyn KERN-FOXWORTH, - Facing Difference: Race, Gender and Mass Media, London, Sage - Pine Forge Press, 1997.
  • KUYPERS Jim A., - Press Bias and Politics: How the Media Frame Controversial Issues, Westport (CT), Praeger, 2002.
  • ADLER Renata, - Canaries in the Mineshaft: Essays on Politics and Media, New York, St Martin's Press, 2001.
  • BLACK Jay & Ralph BARNEY, - Privbacy II, Special Issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics,Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 1/1995.
  • COHEN Elliott D. & Deni ELLIOTT (eds.), - Journalism Ethics: Contemporary Ethical Issues, Santa Barbara (CA), ABC-CLIO, 1997.
  • ARANT David, - Perspectives: Ethics, Issues and Controversies in Mass Media (with Blue Courselinks Passport), Coursewise Publishing, 1998.
  • SIMPSON Roger, - Covering Violence: A Guide to Ethical Reporting about Victims and Trauma, New York, Columbia University Press, 2000.
  • LEE Martin a. & al. - Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in News Media. New York, Lyle Stuart reprint 1991. 1990.
  • BRUSCHKE Jon & William E. LOGES. - Free Press vs. Fair Trial, Mahwah (NJ), Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004.
  • COMPAINE Benjamin M. & Douglas GOMERY. - Who Owns the Media? Competition and Concentration in the Mass Media Industry. Mahwah (NJ), Lawrence Erlbaum, 3rd ed. 2000.
  • SPARKS Colin & John TULLOCH (eds.). - Tabloid Tales: Global Debates Over Media Standards. Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2000.
  • HESS Stephen & Marvin KALB (eds.). - The Media and the War on Terrorism. Washington (DC), Brookings Institution Press, 2003.
  • CRITCHER Chas. - Moral Panics and the Media. Maidenhead (UK), Open University Press, 2003.
  • FRIEDMAN Lester D. (ed.) - Cultural Sutures: Medecine and Media. Durham (NC), Duke University Press, 2004.
  • SCHMID Alex P. & David PALETZ (eds.). - Terrorism and the Media. London (UK), Sage, 1992 [textbook].
  • LAVRAKAS Paul J. & Michael W. TRAUGOTT. - Election Polls, the News Media and Democracy. London (UK), Chatham House, 2000.
  • CARSTARPHEN Meta G. & Susan C. ZAVOINA. - Sexual Rhetoric: Media Perspectives on Sexuality, Gender and Identity. Westport (CT), Greenwood Press, 1999.
  • WILKINS Lee E. & Philip E. PATTERSON. - Risky Business: Communicating Issues of Science, Risk and Public Policy. Westport (CT), Greenwood Press, 1991.
  • CALVERT Clay. - Voyeur Nation: Media, Privacy and Peering in Modern Culture. Boulder (CO), Westview Press, 2000.
  • ETTEMA James S. & Theodore GLASSER. - Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue. New York, Columbia UP, 1998.
  • NELSON Jack A. - The Disabled, the Media and the Information Age. Westport (CT), Greenwood Press, 1994.
  • GERBNER George L., Hamid MOWLANA & Herbert I. SCHILLER. - Invisible Crises: What Conglomerate Control of Media Means for America and the World. Boulder (CO), Westview Press, 1996.
  • ZILLMANN Dolf, Jennings BRYANT & Aletha C. HUSTON. - Media, Children and the Family: Social Scientific, Psychodynamic and Clinical Perspectives. Mahwah (NJ), Lawrence Erlbaum, 1994.
  • MIRALDI Robert & Bernard K. JOHNPOLL. - Muckraking and Objectivity: Journalism's Colliding Traditions. Westport (CT), Greenwood Press, 1990.
  • CORRIGAN Don H. - The Public Journalism Movement in America: Evangelists in the Newsroom. Westport (CT), Praeger, 1999.
  • COTE William & Roger SIMPSON. - Covering Violence: A Guide to Ethical Reporting about Victims and Trauma. New York, Columbia UP, 2000.
  • GILES Robert & Robert W. SNYDER (eds.). - What's Fair? The Problem of Equity in Journalism. New Brunswick (NJ), Transaction, 2000.
  • BRYANT Jennings & Dolf ZILLMANN (eds.). - Media Effects: Advances in Theory and Research. Cresskill (NJ), Hampton, 2002.
  • GUNTER Barrie. - Media Sex: What Are the Issues? Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2002.
  • PERSE Elizabeth M. - Media Effects and Society. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2001.
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford G. & Gudmund GJELSTEN (eds.). - Media Ethics and the Church. Kristiansand (Norway), International Mass Media Institute, 1981.
  • EVERSON Eva M.M. & Jessica EVERSON. - Sex, Lies and the Media. Colorado Springs (CO), Cook Communications Ministries, 2005.
Media Ethics — Types of Mass Communication
  • RUBY Jay, Larry P. GROSS & John S. KATZ (eds.) - Image Ethics: The Moral Rights of Subjects in Photographs, Film, and Television, New York, Oxford University Press, 1991.
  • LESTER Paul Martin, - Images That Injure: Pictorial Stereotypes in the Media. New York, Praeger, 1996.
  • BEKER Marilyn, - Screenwriting With a Conscience: Ethics for Screenwriters, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2003.
  • GROSS Larry, John Stuart KATZ & Jay RUBY, - Image Ethics in the Digital Age, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2003.
  • BERKMAN Robert I. & Christopher A. SHUMWAY, - Digital Dilemmas: Ethical Issues for Online Media Professionals, Ames, Iowa State University Press, 2003.
  • WOLF Mark J;P. & Steve JONES (eds.), - Virtual Morality: Morals, Ethics and New Media, Bern (Switzerland), Peter Lang, 2003.
  • WHEELER Tom, - Phototruth or Photofiction? Ethics and Media Imagery in the Digital Age, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2002.
  • LUMBY Catherine, - Remote Control: New Media, New Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • SEIB Philip M., - Public Relations Ethics, Wadsworth, 1994.
  • BIVINS Thomas H., - Mixed Media: Moral Distinctions in Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 2003.
  • VALENTI Miguel, Les BROWN & Laurie TROTTA (eds.), - More Than a Movie: Ethical Decision Making in the Entertainment Industry, Boulder (CO), Westview Press, 2000.
  • HAMELINK Cees J., - The Ethics of Cyberspace, London, Sage, 2001.
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford G. & Thomas W. COOPER, - New Media Technologies, Special Issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum, 9/1998.
  • BOYLAN Michael, - Advertising Ethics, Upper Saddle River (NJ), Prentice Hall, 2004.
  • BAKER Lee W., - The Credibility Factor: Putting Ethics to Work in Public Relations, Homewood (IL), Business One Irwin, 1993. 
  • McELREATH Mark P., - Managing Systematic and Ethical Public Relations, Dubuque (IA), Brown & Benchmark, 1993.
  • SPENCE Edward, Brett VAN HEEKEREN, Michael BOYLAN. - Advertising Ethics. Upper Saddle River (NJ), Prentice Hall, 2004 [textbook]
  • THOMAS Gwen & Janet IBBOTSON. - Beyond the Lens: Ethics and Business Practice in Professional Photography. Association of Photographers (US), 2003.
  • MAZUR Dennis John. - The New Medical Conversation: Media, Patients, Doctors and the Ethics of Scientific Communication. Lanham (MD), Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
  • COTE William & Roger SIMPSON. - Covering Violence: A Guide to Ethical Reporting about Victims and Trauma. New York, Columbia UP, 2000.
  • LESTER Paul Martin. - Photojournalim: An Ethical Approach. Hillsdale (NJ), Erlbaum, 1991.
  • SEIB Philip. - Campaigns and Conscience: the Ethics of Political Journalism. Westport (CT), Praeger, 1994.
  • GALICIAN Mary-Lou (ed.). - Handbook of Product Placement in the Mass Media: New Strategies in Marketing, Theory, Practice, Trends and Ethics. New York, Best Business Books, 2004.
  • JAPP Phyllis M., Mark MEISTER & Debra K. JAPP. - Communication Ethics, Media, and Popular Culture. New York, Peter Lang, 2005.
Media Ethics — Cases
  • JAKSA James A., - Communications Ethics: Methods of Analysis, Belmont, Wadsworth, 1988.
  • BLACK Jay & al. - Doing Ethics in Journalism: A Handbook in Case Studies, Needham Heights (MA), Allyn & Bacon, 1998.
  • HEINE W., - Journalism Ethics: A Case Book, London (Canada), University of Western Ontario, 1975.
  • McCULLOCH F. - (ed.), Drawing the Line, Washington (DC), ASNE, 1984 [How 31 editors solved their worst ethical problem].
  • PATTERSON Philip & Lee WILKINS, - Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, Dubuque (IA), William C. Brown, 1991.
  • DAY Louis Alvin, - Ethics in Media Communications : Cases and Controversies, Wadsworth, 2002. 5th ed. 2005.
  • PATTERSON Philip, Lee C. WILKINS, & Lee WILKINS - Media Ethics with PowerWeb: Issues and Cases, New York, McGraw-Hill, 5th ed. 2004.
  • KALB Marvin L., - One Scandalous Story: Clinton, Lewinsky and Thirteen Days that Tarnished American Journalism, New York, Simon & Schuster, 2001.
  • ROSENSTIEL Thomas & Amy MITCHELL, - Thinking Clearly: Cases in Journalistic Decision-Making. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.
  • HULTENG John L., - Playing It Straight: A Practical Discussion of the Ethical Principles of ASNE, Chester (CT), Globe Pequot Press, 1981.
  • BIVINS Thomas. - Mixed Media: Moral Distinctions in Advertising, Public Relations and Journalism. Mahwah (NJ), Lawrence Erlbaum, 2004.
  • HIRST Martin & Roger PATCHING. - Ethics in Journalism: Arguments and Cases. Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • JAKSA James A. & Michael S. Pritchard. - Communication Ethics: Methods of Analysis. Belmont (CA), Wadsworth, 1988. 
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford G. - Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning. Needham Heights (MA), Allyn & Bacon, 2004.
  • RTNDF. - Newsroom Ethics: Decision-Making for Quality Coverage. Washington (DC), RTNDA, 2002 [Workbook, video and audio tapes]. 
  • ALIA Valerie. - Media Ethics and Social Change. New York, Routledge, 2004 [Based on international case studies].
Ethics and New Media
  • LUMBY Catherine & Elspeth PROBYN (eds.). - Remote Control: New Media, New Ethics. Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • SEIDON Martin H. - Access to the American Mind: The Damaging Impact of the New Mass Media. New York, SPI Books, 1990.
  • WOLF Mark J.P. (ed.) - Virtual Morality: Morals, Ethics and New Media. Bern & New York, Peter Lang, 2003.
  • BERKMAN Robert I. - Digital Dilemmas: Ethical Issues for Online Media Professionals. Ames (IA), Iowa State Press, 2003.
  • HAMELINK Cees J. - The Ethics of Cyberspace. London, Sage, 2000.
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford G. (ed.). - Virtual Reality and Communication Ethics. Mahwah (NJ), Erlbaum (Special issue of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics), 2003.
  • GROSS Larry P., Jay RUBY, John Stuart KATZ (eds.) - Image Ethics in the Digital Age. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2003.
  • WULFMEYER K. Tim & James K. BUCKALEW. - Mass Media in the New Millenium: Structures, Functions, Issues and Ethics. Dubuque (Iowa), Kendall/Hunt publihsing, 2005.
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford (ed.). - Virtual Reality and Communication Ethics. A special issue of the "Journal of Mass Media Ethics", December 2003.
Bibliographies
  • CHRISTIANS Clifford & Vernon JENSEN - Two Bibliographies on Ethics, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2nd ed. 1988.
  • COOPER Thomas W - Television and Ethics: A Bibliography, Boston, G.K. Hall, 1988.
  • MacDONALD Barrie & Michel PETHERAM - Keyguide to Information Sources in Media Ethics, London, Mansell, 1998.
  • FERRE John P. & Shirley C. WILLIHNGANZ,, - Public Relations and Ethics: A Bibliography, Boston, G.K. Hall, 1991
Some Books in French
  • ALIX François-Xavier, - Une éthique pour l'information, Paris, L'Harmattan, 1997.
  • BERNIER Marc-François, - Ethique et déontologie du journalisme, Québec, Presses de l'université Laval, 1994.
  • BERTRAND, Claude-Jean, - La déontologie des médias, Paris, PUF Que Sais-Je, 1997.(2nd ed. 1999)
  • BERTRAND Claude-Jean, - L'arsenal de la démocratie: médias, déonto:logie et M*A*R*S, Paris, Economica, 1999.
  • CAYROL Roland, - Médias et démocratie: la dérive, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 1997.
  • CORNU Daniel, - Ethique de l'information, Paris, PUF Que Sais-Je, 1997.
  • CORNU Daniel, - Journalisme et vérité: pour une éthique de l'information, Genève, Labor & Fides, 1994.
  • DEFOSSE M., - Déontologie de la presse, Presse de l'Université libre de Bruxelles, 1974.
  • DEMARTEAU Joseph & DUWAERTS Léon, - , Droits et devoirs du journaliste, Bruxelles, Maison de la presse, 1951.
  • FERRY Jean-Marc, - Habermas, l'éthique de la communication, Paris, PUF, 1987.
  • FRIEDMAN Michel, - Libertés et responsabilités des journalistes et des auteurs, Paris, CFPJ, 1989 - 80 pages.
  • HALIMI Serge, - Les nouveaux chiens de garde, Paris, Liber, 1997.
  • KRUUSE H., M. BERLINS & C. GRELLIER - Les droits et les devoirs des journalistes dans les douze pays de l’Union Europeenne. Paris: Centre de Formation et de Perfectionnement des Journalistes, 1994.
  • LIBOIS Boris - Ethique de l'information: . Essai sur la déontologie journalistique, Bruxelles, Ed. de l'Université, 1994.
  • OFFLER M. & HEBARRE J-L - ., Les organismes d'auto-contrôle de la presse à travers le monde, Münich, C.H. Beck, 1968.
  • PIGEAT Henri, - Médias et déontologie, Paris, PUF, 1997.
  • PINTO de OLIVEIRA C.J. & NEGUIN Bernard, - L'éthique professionnelle des journalistes, Fribourg (Suisse), Editions universitaires, 1983.
  • PINTO de OLIVEIRA C-J., - Ethique de la communication sociale, Fribourg, Editions universitaires, 1987.
  • RIBOREAU Guy, - Déontologie du journalisme radiophonique, Paris, RFI, 1997.
  • SNJ, - Livre blanc de la déontologie des journalistes ou de la pratique du métier au quotidien, Paris, Syndicat national des journalistes, 1993.
  • WOODROW Alain, - Information Manipulation, Paris, Ed. du Félin, 1991.
  • WOODROW Alain - Les Médias: Quatrième pouvoir ou cinquième colonne?, Paris, Editions du Félin, 1996.
  • NAJI Jamal Eddine. - Médias et journalistes: précis de déontologie. Rabat (Morocco), Université Mohamed V, 2003.
  • LEPRETTE Jacques & al. - Ethique et qualité de l'information. Paris, PUF, 2004.
  • PIGEAT Henri & Jean HUTEAU. - Déontologie des médias: institutions, pratiques et nouvelles approches dans le monde. Paris, Economica, 2001.
  • BRUNET P. - Valeurs et éthique dans les médias. Québec, Presses universitaires de Laval, 2005.
  • Haut Conseil de l'Audiovisuel.. - Rapport du Haut Conseil de l'Audiovisuel sur certains aspects de la déontologie audiovisuelle. Paris, IGN, 1978.
  • Claude-Jean Bertrand (dir.). - Déontologie des médias: les exigences de la démocratie. Paris, Revue MédiasPouvoirs, nouv. série n°4, 3ème trimestre 1998.
  • CIVARD-RACINAIS Alexandrine. - La déontologie des journalistes: principes et pratiques. Paris, Ellipses, 2003.
  • LINARD André & al. - Droit, déontologie et éthique des médias. Paris, GRET, 1998.
Some Books in German (with the assistance of Stephan Rüss-Mohl)
  • ERBRING, Lutz et al. - Medien ohne Moral. Variationen über Journalismus und Ethik, Berlin : Argon-Verlag, 1988.
  • FUNIOK, Rüdiger et al. (Hrsg.). - Medienethik – die Frage der Verantwortung, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung 1999.
  • FUNIOK, Rüdiger et al. (Hrsg.). - Medienethik – die Frage der Verantwortung, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung 1999.
  • HALLER, Michael & Helmut HOLZHEY (Hrsg.) - Medien-Ethik. Beschreibungen, Analysen, Konzepte, Opladen 1992.
  • KARMASIN, Matthias (Hrsg.). - Medien und Ethik, Stuttgart: Reclam 2002.
  • RUSS-MOHL, Stephan. - Journalismus. Das Lehr- und Handbuch, Frankfurt: Frankfurter Allgemeine Buch im F.A.Z.-Institut 2003, Chapter 14: Ethik und professionelle Normen, p. 312-333.
  • WILKE, Jürgen (Hrsg.). - Ethik der Massenmedien, Studienbücher zur Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft Band 10, Wien: W. Braumüller Verlag 1996.
  • HELD Barbara & Stephan RUSS-MOHL (Hrsg.). - Qualität durch Kommunikation sichern. Vom Qualitätsmanagement zur Qualitätskultur - Erfahrungsberichte aus Industrie, Dienstleistung und Medienwirtschaft, Frankfurt: FAZ-Institut für Management-, Markt- und Medieninformationen, 2000
  • BUCHER Hans-Jürgen & Klaus-Dieter ALTMEPPEN (Hrsg.) - Qualität im Journalismus. Grundlagen – Dimensionen – Praxismodelle, Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag, 2003.
  • BAMME Arno et al. (Hrsg.). - Publizistische Qualität. Probleme und Perspektiven ihrer Bewertung, München/Wien 1993.
  • RUSS-MOHL Stephan. - Der I-Faktor. Qualitätssicherung im amerikanischen Journalismus - Modell für Europa? Edition Interfrom, Osnabrück/Zürich 1994.
  • HAUSMANNINGER Thomas. - Kritik der medienethischen Vernunft. München, W. FINK, 1998.
  • KARMASIN Matthias. - Das Oligopol der Wahrheit: Medienunternehmen zwischen Okonomie und Ethik, Wien, Böhlau, 1998.
  • THOMASS Barbara. - Journalistische Ethik: Ein Vergleich der Diskurse in Frankreich, Grossbritannien und Deutschland. Opladen, Wiesbaden Westdeutscher Verlag, 1998.
  • BOVENTER Hermann. - Ethik im Journalismus: Zur Philosophie der Medienkultur. Konstanz, Universiteits Verlag, 1995.
  • Deutscher Presserat. - Jahrbuch,mit der Spruchpraxis des Jahres... Schwerpunkt: Qualität im Journalismus. Konstanz, UKV (annual).
  • WUNDEN Wolfgang (ed.). - Medien zwischen Markt und Moral: Beitrage zur Medienethik. Stuttgart, J.F. Steinkopf, 1989.
  • TOMPERT Hella. - Ethik und Kommunikation: Vom Ethos des Journalisten. Stuttgart, Katolische Akademie, 1980.
  • BAUM, LANGENBUCHER, PÖTTKER, SCHICHA (Hrsg.) - Handbuch Medienselbstkontrolle. Wiesbaden, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2005.
Some Books in Spanish (contributed by Ana Azurmendi and Esteban Lopez-Escobar)
  • AZNAR Hugo. - Ética y periodismo: Autorregulación, códigos, estatutos de redacción y otros documentos. Barcelona, Paidós, 1999. 
  • VILLANUEVA Ernesto & Hugo AZNAR (eds.) - Deontología y autorregulación informativa: Ensayo desde una perspectiva comparada. Mexico, Fundamción Manuel Buendía, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2000. 
  • BONETE Enrique. - Ética de la información y deontología del periodismo. Madrid, Tecnos, 1995.
  • AZNAR Hugo. - Comunicación responsable: Deontología y autorregulación de los medios. Barcelona, Ariel, 1999.
  • BONETE Enrique (ed.). - Ética de la comunicación audiovisual: materiales para una "ética mediática". Madrid, Tecnos, 1999.
  • CODINA Monica (ed.). - De la ética desprotegida. Ensayos sobre deontología de la comunicación. Pamplona, Eunsa, 2001.
  • CODINA Monica (ed.). - Información, ficción y persuasión ¿Es la ética una utopía? Actas de las XVI Jornadas internacionales de la comunicación. Facultad de comunicación, Universidad de Navarra. Pamplona, Eunate, 2002.
  • SORIA Carlos. - El laberinto informativo: una salida ética. Pämplona, Eunsa, 1997.
  • VILLANUEVA Ernesto. - Códigos europeos de ética periodística: una análisis comparativo. Mexico, Fundación Manuel Buendía, 1996.
  • AGEJAS J.A. & J.F. SERRANO. - Ética de la comunicación y de la información. Barcelona, Ariel, 2002.
  • ALSIUS S. - Codis ètics del periodisme televisiu. Barcelona, Pòrtic, 1999.
  • ARROYO I. - Ética de la imagen, Madrid, Laberinto, 2000.
  • BRAJNOVIC Luca. - Deontología periodística, Pamplona, EUNSA, 1978 (2ª ed. ampliada y reestructurada).
  • LOPEZ MANERO C. - Información y dolor. Una perspectiva ética, Pamplona, EUNSA, 1998.
  • BARROSO P. - Códigos deontológicos de los medios de comunicación: prensa, radio, televisión, cine, publicidad y relaciones públicas, Madrid, Paulinas, 1984.
  • DIEZHANDINO P. , J.M. MARINAS & N. WATT. - Ética de la comunicación : problemas y recursos, Madrid, Edipo, 2002.
  • SUAREZ VILLEGAS J.C. - Análisis ético de la información: con casos prácticos y documentos deontológicos, Sevilla, Alcalá de Guadaira, MAD,2001.
  • Asociación de Periodistas de Información Económica (eds.), - Ética en la información: códigos de conducta y estatutos profesionales II, Madrid, APIE, 1996.
  • DESANTES J.M. - La información como deber. Buenos Aires, Ábaco Rodolfo Depalma, 1997.
  • AZNAR H. & M. CATALAN. - Códigos éticos de publicidad y marketing, Barcelona, Ariel, 2000.
  • BETTETINI G. & A. FUMAGALLI. - Lo que queda de los medios. Pamplona, EUNSA, 2001.
  • ALMARAZ Isidoro Arroyo. - Etica de la Imagen. Madrid, Ediciones Laberinto, 2003.
Some Books in Portuguese
  • DI FRANCO Carlos Alberto. - Jornalismo, ética e qualidade. Petropolis, Vozes, 1995.
  • BERTRAND Claude-Jean - A deontologia das midias. Bauru (Brazil) Edusc, 1999. A deontologia dos media. Coimbra, Minerva, 2002.
  • BERTRAND Claude-Jean - O arsenal da democracia: sistemas de responsabilização da midia. Bauru, Edusc, 2002.
  • GOMES Pedro G. - Direto de Ser: A Etica da Communicaçao na America Latina. Sao Paulo, Ediciones Paulinas, 1990.
Some Books in Italian (with the assistance of Chiara Di Martino)
  • MORRESI Enrico. - L'etica della notizia. Bellinzona (Svizzera), Casagrande, 2004.
  • BERTRAND C-J., C. DI MARTINO & S. SICA. - La "morale" dei giornalisti: deontologia dei media e qualità dei prodotto editoriale. Milano, FrancoAngeli, 2004.
  • BONESCHI Luca. - La deontologia del giornalista. Milano, Egea, 1997.
  • MATURANO Antonio. - Etica dei media: Regolare la società dell' informazione. Milano, Franco Angeli, 2004.
  • PAPUZZI Alberto. - Professione giornalista: Tecniche e regole di un mestiere. Roma, Manualli Donzelli, 2001.
  • SANTANIELLO Giuseppe. - Libertà etica garanzia dell'informazione. Piemme, Casale Monferrato (AL), 1997.
  • SICA Salvatore, Frederico DI TROCCHIO & Salvatore CASILLO. - Falsi giornalistici. Napoli, Alfredo Guida editore, 1997.
  • [Various authors]. - Comunicare senza regole? Etica e mass-media nella società globale. Milano, Medusa, 2002.