Ancient Roots and Contemporary Challenges: Asian Journalists Try to Find the Balance

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Global Communication and Media Ethics
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781405188128
StatePublished - Apr 19 2011


  • Ancient roots and contemporary challenges - Asian journalists trying to find the balance
  • Asian media, attracting attention of the world - Asian press, dominating the world's press
  • Asian values in Asian media - traditional cultures emphasizing harmony, public good, order, stability, duties, responsibilities
  • Dominant Asian moral influences - ethical challenges faced by Asian journalists
  • Global media impact, tangible in Asian societies - to the dismay of older generations
  • Idea in Buddhism, that everyone - can enter Nirvana through meditation, morality
  • Media, being businesses, Asian journalists - having a higher purpose than to make money
  • National cultures, stubbornly reasserting - Newsweek reporting, young Chinese from overseas, maintain national pride more than Westernization
  • Western ideal of a professional journalist - to remain an observer than a participant, to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Western media, another name for global media - free, rich, powerful, and defiant of authorities


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