Ghostwriting and the Ethics of Authenticity by John C. Knapp,Azalea M. Hulbert

By John C. Knapp,Azalea M. Hulbert

​This publication provides a moral framework which evaluates the legitimacy of the perform of ghostwriting. It explores the relationship among personal authenticity and using ghostwriters in company, political, criminal, higher education, and medical contexts. It then examines the heritage of ghostwriting as a qualified perform and introduces a version for ethical analysis.

In this ebook, the authors shrewdly handle an important moral questions such as: whilst is it appropriate for a pace-setter to say the phrases of a ghostwriter as their personal? while might this be beside the point or perhaps dangerously misleading? What are the results whilst public know-how of this practice results in cynicism concerning the authenticity of leaders and their communications? And whilst, if ever, is using a ghostwriter ethical? This publication could be welcomed via students and practitioners alike as an original and well timed contribution to the literature of commercial, politics, and communications.

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