The choices made by media organizations about what stories to cover, what images to show, who to interview, what sound bytes to air, and how to present information can change the way you perceive ethical issues. Media messages may stir conflicts with your own values or challenge you to think differently about information. In this Discussion, you will compare media messages about two ethical viewpoints.
To prepare for this Discussion:
For this Discussion, choose one thread from the choices listed this week. Each thread is limited to a maximum number of students, based on class size. A thread will close if the limit is reached. If a thread is closed to new posters, select from the open threads. You will post both your initial post and your response post in the same thread.
Thread 1: Economic Equality
Thread 2: Gender Issues
Thread 3: Human Rights Violations
Thread 4: Medical Research
APPLICATION ASSIGNMENT DUE SUNDAY++++++++++++++
Has a provocative media clip showing human suffering caused you to reflect upon your ethical beliefs or to question the beliefs of others? In mass media, gatekeepers known as advertisers, journalists, news stations, media conglomerates, and their associated editorial staff weigh their own ethical beliefs and concerns to determine what is seen. In this Application, you will examine your own ethical beliefs as you analyze how media organizations decide upon the message.
To prepare for this Application:
Submit your Application by Day 7.
This chapter discusses laws, rules, and regulations as they relate to mass media.
This chapter discusses various informal controls on media and their importance to mass media.
This chapter examines the effects of media on society. It analyzes how media influences an individuals attitude, knowledge, perceptions, and actions.
Review both case studies and choose one to focus on for this weeks Application.
From the editor: Questions of ethicsfor Bee and you. Sacramento Bee, by Sill, M. Copyright 2009 by McClatchy Company. Reprinted by permission of the McClatchy Company via the Copyright Clearance Center.
In this editorial, Sill poses hypothetical cases involving journalistic ethics.
Opinion: From the editor: The question is ethics, and readers respond. Sacramento Bee, by Sill, M. Copyright 2009 by McClatchy Company. Reprinted by permission of the McClatchy Company via the Copyright Clearance Center.
In this follow-up editorial, Sill recounts some of the responses of staff members and readers.
Dr. Vicki Freimuth was the Director of Communication at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1996 2003. In this video program, she describes the mass communication challenges faced by her department during the period of the anthrax crisis in the United States. She details some of the systems put in place to aIDress those challenges and stresses the importance of communicating accurate and timely information to the public during a crisis situation.
These three web resources contain examples of controversial TV programs that challenge ethical media distribution in different countries.
This online magazine allows you to find examples of news stories where ethical judgments are challenged.
This Canadian website provides links to pages regarding ethics in media.
This website refers you to multiple online resources that research, discuss, and write about ethics in the media.
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