Aug 17, 2019  
Mansfield University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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COM 3331 - MEDIA ETHICS


This course focuses on the conduct of the mass media practitioner and the impact of ethical decision-making on the mass media industry and on society in general.  Contemporary problems and issues in media ethics will be examined using case study methods.  This course will specifically explore ethical decision-making in the areas of invasion of privacy, truth telling, conflicts of interest, revealing sources, social responsibility, offensive and violent content, media content and juveniles, and stereotyping.

Prerequisites & Notes: Must have 45 earned credits.

Credits: 3 cr.



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