Corruption in the Media.

E.H. Spence

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    Using a general model of corruption that explains and accounts for corruption across different corporate and professional activities, the paper will examine how certain practices in the media, especially in areas where journalism, advertising and public relations regularly intersect and converge, can be construed as instances of corruption. By applying this general model of corruption the paper will then offer a taxonomy of media corruption by identifying most if not all the major types of media corruption. It will be argued that such corruption is regular and systematic.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)231-241
    Number of pages11
    JournalInternational journal of applied philosophy
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


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    • IR-71150

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