Morality in Mass Media

Morality in Mass Media

Morality in Mass Media - Bartunek - APRA -2016 001

This  course  will  examine  the  nature  of  mass media  and  their  proper  role  in  furthering  the common good.  A brief review of the principles of natural law and human dignity will precede a detailed analysis of four important questions:

  •  What is “mass media”? 
  •  How can mass media help further the com- mon good?
  •  What ethical principles should guide produ- cers in mass media industries?
  •  What ethical principles should guide consu- mers of mass media products?

This analysis will include examination of current examples and trends.

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Morality in Mass Media - Bartunek - APRA -2016 001

This  course  will  examine  the  nature  of  mass media  and  their  proper  role  in  furthering  the common good.  A brief review of the principles of natural law and human dignity will precede a detailed analysis of four important questions:

  •  What is “mass media”? 
  •  How can mass media help further the com- mon good?
  •  What ethical principles should guide produ- cers in mass media industries?
  •  What ethical principles should guide consu- mers of mass media products?

This analysis will include examination of current examples and trends.

WHEN

Tuesdays: 10.30 – 12.30

FURTHER INFORMATION

Syllabus

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INSCRIPTION

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COST

130,00 Euro

PROGRAM

23 feb (III,IV) Course introduction The Church and Media Ethics
1 mar (III,IV) Definition of terms: “Common Good” Definition of terms: “Mass Media”
8 mar (III,IV) Why Mass Media Matters
15 mar (I,II) Ethics in Journalism (production and consumption)
5 apr (I,II) Ethics in Advertising
12 apr (I,II) Ethics in Story-Entertainment (production and consumption)
19 apr (I,II) Ethics in Video Game-Entertainment (production and consumption)
26 apr (I,II) Ethics in Entertainment (production and consumption)
3 mag (I,II) Ethics in Music (production and consumption)
10 mag (I,II) Cyberspace: A New Ethical Arena? Ethics in Social Networking
17 mag (I,II) Ethics and Law, Part I: Compulsory General Education
                     Ethics and Law, Part II: Outlawing Vice
                     Ethics and Law, Part III: Intellectual Property Rights
24 mag (I,II) Review and Discussion of required readings
31 mag (I,II) Review and Discussion of required reading

 

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