Media Ethics: Coverage of Political Terrorism

Four students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics course explore the media’s responsibility in covering political terrorism. This video examines various accounts of book-burnings throughout history and how they have affected the world, with a focus on Pastor Terry Jones’ recent “Burn a Quran Day” mission. It suggests the overpowering role underlying agendas have in the media, and the potential harm they pose in society. The students refer to the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics to examine the role of the media in the public’s extreme reactions to current events.

Fall 2010 Media Ethics Class

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Media Ethics: Re-targeting Ads

Thu Feb 10 , 2011
Re-targeting Advertisements by Keith Carroll, Kaitlyn Day, and Kevin Harvey Students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class explore the ethical issues of re-targeting advertisements, such as invasion of privacy, using the Potter Box model. Retargeting Advertisements Media Ethics Fall 2010 from Kaitlyn Day on Vimeo.