This Working Group is concerned with ethical and deontological problems and challenges of the communicators and the communication media. We want to take into consideration how values help to improve the practice of communication in three main areas: information, entertainment and persuasion. We also want to point out the importance of critical reception.
Chair: Elvira García (Department of Communication and Journalism. CEU Cardenal Herrera University, Spain) [Contact]
Vice-chair: María Teresa Nicolás (School of Communication. Universidad Panamericana, Mexico) [Contact]
Vice-chair: Kanchan K. Malik (University of Hyderabad, India) [Contact]
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It focuses particularly on the crisis of the relationship between ethics and politics; political developments in different areas of the world; the actors in the different modalities of political communication; the sources of political information and their risks from an ethical point of view; political news and public relations; and the roles played by propaganda and disinformation in political news.