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Media Ethics and Governance About this course: This course explores some of the basic theories, models and concepts in the field of media ethics. We will introduce influential ethical theories and perspectives, explore changing societal demands and expectations of media creation and media use, and we will elaborate on existing ethical norms for media professionals. After following this course, you will be able to reflect on ethical dilemmas and develop a well-substantiated argumentation for ethical decision making in a variety of media-related contexts. Upon completion of this course, students should: • have knowledge of the history and development of perspectives on media ethics; • have knowledge of the dominant theoretical approaches and concepts; • be able to use this knowledge to develop a well-substantiated argumentation...
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Theoretical building blocks of Communication Ethics

In this section, we discuss several ethical theories and perspectives, such as Consequentialism and Utilitarianism. These theories serve as building blocks for the rest of the course: when you understand the most important aspects of each perspective, you are able to use the various perspectives to consider ethical dilemmas from different angles. ...
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 35 min), 2 lectures, 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Ethics vs Morals3 min
Consequentialism & Utilitarianism3 min
Consequentialism & Utilitarianism part 24 min
Virtue Ethics4 min
Deontology5 min
Deontology and Communication Practice4 min
Alternative Paradigms: Care Ethics and Feminine Ethics5 min
Reading2 lectures
Your lecturers10 min
Some info on this course10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Reflection on difference principle and utilitarianism2 min
Reflection on care / feminist ethics2 min
Homework module 142 min
Week
2
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1 heure pour terminer

Media Governance

In this part of the course we will discuss the developments of ideas on media governance. Media Governance refers to the entire system of rules and regulation and informal societal, ideological and economical processes that influence the behavior of our media. We will start with some basic models and then give an overview of the (historical) roots of modern governance models. ...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 25 min), 3 quiz
Video7 vidéos
A Basic Model of Media Governance3 min
Media as Lapdogs of Kings, Councils and Corporations: Early-Modern Models of Governance3 min
A Fourth Estate3 min
The All-Powerful Media Paradigm. Examples and Their Fallout3 min
Commission on the Freedom of the Press3 min
Media Governance after World War II3 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Reflection on early modern media2 min
Self-governance2 min
Homework module 246 min
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6 heures pour terminer

Communication Ethics in Practice

In this section, we put our knowledge from the previous two modules to practice. With the use of an ethical decision making scheme, you can apply your knowledge of ethical theories to come to a well-substantiated argumentation for ethical decision making. In addition, you will learn about common ethical issues for professionals in a variety of media-related fields (e.g., media entertainment, advertising, journalism, big-data, and research)....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 40 min), 1 lecture, 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Entertainment Communication5 min
Political Communication and Journalism5 min
Corporate Communication3 min
Persuasive Communication5 min
Research6 min
Digital Challenges 13 min
Digital challenges 25 min
Reading1 lecture
The peer review assignment in context10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Homework module 336 min
Final multiple choice exam50 min
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27 minutes pour terminer

End of the course

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Reading
1 vidéo (Total 2 min), 2 lectures
Video1 vidéo
Reading2 lectures
Thank you!10 min
Studying at the University of Amsterdam10 min
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par GYOct 27th 2017

The course gave a nice introduction to media ethics.

Enseignants

Rutger de Graaf

PhD
Graduate School of Communication Science

Damian Trilling

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Science

Lotte Salome

Department of Communication Science

Sandra Jacobs

Assistant professor
Department of Communication Science

Annemarie van Oosten

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication Science

À propos de University of Amsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world....

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