Identity, reputation, privacy, and potential consequences on classroom dynamics finally, there is a discussion of the privacy strategies that teachers could adopt keywords: social media, sns, privacy, eth- ics, information management introduction this article continues the discussion of social media ethics began by blyth. As scholars and practitioners of data journalism have pointed out, main issues include flawed data, misrepresentation from a lack of context, and privacy concerns contributors have discussed the ethics of data journalism on this site in posts about topics such as the use of pervasive data, transparency. Icfj - international center for journalists - shaping the future of global journalism about subscribe contact news search this site: home our work our impact calendar resources blogs videos donate now press releases home journalism ethics: the global debate. Interested in hearing some of the sharpest critics at the university of texas at austin talk about the ethics of criticism if so, watch the video of the latest media ethics initiative discussion on criticism in turbulent times featuring rod hart, barry brummett, trish roberts-miller, and michael butterworth moody college of. At an april 4 panel on journalism ethics during the 15th international symposium on online journalism, journalists and media academics took on a number of basic ethics problems and hashed out long-ranging historical debates regarding the role of journalists in society and their ethical responsibilities to. Upheavals in journalism have bequeathed to journalists a dizzying whirlpool of ethical issues that become the topics of talk shows, academic papers, and conference panels the focus of these discussions tends to be on how to responsibly incorporate new media, including social media, into responsible daily journalism. Little theoretical work from non-western perspectives has entered the epistemological discussion of universal ethical principles for media and journalism the i.
Event: online pop-up discussion, april 4th 2017 title: you are the new gatekeeper of the news discussion leader: aly colón, knight professor of media ethics, washington and lee university audience: students, faculty, staff, alumnae/i background reading: you are the new gatekeepers of the news. Social media communication tools and practices are beginning to mature, so it makes sense to discuss and debate values that underlie behavior journalists, pr and advertising managers, and marketers must confront changing norms professor stephen j a ward at the turnbull center in portland has. Class discussion question for social media ethics & policies for journalists - free download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free.
This 3-hour teaching module will consist of (cont): identifying some of the most prominent media ethics issues choosing five of those ethical issues for closer examination a discussion of how ethical principles and a systematic ethical decision-making process would help us to analyze and resolve those five ethical issues. Moving the ethical conversation forward concerning the use of 360 video and virtual reality in journalism. Ethics codes are a form of self-regulation bertrand (2005: 11) defined an ethics code as a listing of rules which media professionals have discussed and/or agreed upon with, preferably, input by the public, and which should be made known to the public according to black et al, a code of ethics “falls somewhere between.
About this publication: ethics in the media is a topic of some heated discussion right now in south africa and is clearly a challenge to practitioners as well as students of communication and media studies communication and media ethics in south africa introduces and grapples with notions of ethical principles and. We witness the end of a tidy, pre-digital journalism ethics for professionals and the birth of an untidy digital journalism ethics for everyone although the digital media revolution is much-discussed, the far-reaching consequences of this revolution for journalism ethics is less discussed, and not clearly. They discussed journalism ethics issues ranging from whether journalists should vote to how npr covered its own news when its top editor was forced to resign after allegations of sexual harrassment whyy's radio general manager naomi starobin led the discussion, which we present for you here. For journalism instructors and others interested in presenting ethical dilemmas for debate and discussion, spj has a useful resource.
Besides promoting and protecting freedom and independence of the media, the council also works to promote ethical standards among journalists and in the media the code of conduct for the practice of journalism as entrenched in the second schedule of the media act 2013 governs the conduct and practice of all. Browse media ethics news, research and analysis from the conversation. The organization of this activity package is as follows: in part one, ethical issues are presented, and then activities involving news media use are suggested that are relevant to each issue in part two, actual case studies that the author has experienced are presented a sampling of discussion questions follows each case.
Activities about media ethics to further the conversation with your students that began at the newseum these can be discussed as a class or assigned as homework we hope these situations help extend the experience and allow you to apply concepts that were presented in the media ethics lesson newseum education. What is the outlook for media ethics in professional self-regulation and as a field of applied ethics this one-day symposium seeks to advance discussion about the problems and prospects ahead it will address questions such as: what are the central ethical problems facing media practitioners and media.
I am a great admirer of both mark zuckerberg and elon musk that is one reason why the social media debate last week between them concerning artificial intelligence, a subject also near and dear, caused such dissonance how could they disagree on such an important subject this blog will lay out the. Topics of discussion topics to be discussed and debated include: an ethics of care in the service of health journalism weighing the consequences, balancing values: health journalism‟s multiple audiences and responsibilities (mis) understanding science – the media‟s role in facilitating the public „ understanding‟ of. In what became a debate about media ethics, cnn used the diary — against the wishes of stevens's family — to inform the public about existing security concerns at the facilities the five-year anniversary of the benghazi attack gives educators the opportunity to address the ethical dilemmas journalists.