American Mass Media and Sustainable Development

By Alastair Gunn and Fiona Jackson.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

Examines the responsibilities of production companies in promoting consumerism as if there were no adverse environmental consequences.

Keywords: Media, Environment, Consumerism, Sustainability

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.51-56. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 740.279KB).

Dr Alastair Gunn

Special interests include organizational ethics, rare species, the relation between environmental ethics and culture, intrinsic value theory, genetic engineering, future studies, and environmental education. I have held visiting scholar positions at Duke University, North Carolina, at North Carolina State University, and at Griffith University, Australia. Member of The National Ethics Committee on Assisted Human Reproduction, and former member of Health Waikato's Ethics Advisory Group, of the Waikato Ethics Committee (Research), and of the organizing committee of the Information and Resource Center, Singapore. Convenor of the University of Waikato Human Research Ethics Committee. I have a particular interest in ethics education for professionals and have conducted numerous training workshops for governmental and private sector organizations in New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia; I am also an ethics consultant for various organizations in the region, and have represented New Zealand at several international workshops and gatherings in Australia and Asia. Publications include three books and many articles in scholarly and general interest journals and I regularly broadcast on New Zealand television and radio.

Fiona Jackson

Fiona Jackson has ten years experience in the American Television and Movie industry, both in front of and behind the camera. She is currently completing a children's action screenplay for Nelvana and working towards a PhD in the Screen and Media department at the University of Waikato.


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