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PUB 622E - Seminar on Books and Magazines: Ethics in Publishing

Course Description: This course will focus on ethics in the publishing industry – both personal ethics and the business ethics dictated by the legal requirements and cultural trends. How personal ethics are developed and how they might be applied in the workplace will be explored; students will also examine cases of questionable ethics (and criminal offenses) in the publishing industry dealing with fraud, plagiarism, and copyright infringement using specifics both general and specific examples. Ethics as opposed to compliance and the growth of ethics courses in universities as well as in industry will be examined. Students will look at how society dictates ethical behavior through religion, philosophy and the law. The concept of an ethical culture will be examined and applied to the publishing industry.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar, Tutorial

Publishing Department

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