The Need for an “Info-Ethics” in Communications Media

The message of Pope Benedict XVI for the 42nd World Day of Communications which will take place on May 4, 2008 carries the theme: “The Media: At the Crossroads Between Self-Promotion and Service. Searching for the Truth In Order to Share It with Others.”
In his message, the Pope recognizes the many good that communications [...]

New Technologies & the Mass Media

Let us examine mass communication process in greater depth. To be able to do this we will build on the classic definitions of mass media originated some fifty years ago by Wilbur Schramm, who has been credited as the founder of mass communication studies.  We will also consider ways in which changes in technology have [...]