ERIC Number: EJ435590
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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The Moral Universes of Libertarian Press Theory.
Wuliger, Gregory T.
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, v8 n2 p152-67 Jun 1991
Uses Kantian logic to analyze the statement of Libertarian press theory "Truth beats falsehood in a free marketplace of ideas" as a definition, an observation, and a universal truth. Notes three corresponding moral universes, with differing ethical obligations. Discusses strengths and weaknesses of each. Cautions media ethics analysts against mixing moral paradigms in assessing ethical behavior. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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