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The media as moral education: mediation and action

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The concern with the role of media in cultivating cosmopolitan sensibilities among audiences inevitably raises questions about the textual quality of mediation and the moral power of representation: what sense of responsibility and care do media stories cultivate vis-a-vis far-away others? Can the spectacles of suffering, most common on our home screens, go beyond wishful thinking and lead to forms of public action towards these distant others?

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22946/

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