Media Law & Ethics

UAE Journalism Code of Ethics

Society of professional Journalists Code of Ethics- Global

Understand that Kant’s categorical imperatives are considered in the moral philosophy category of absolutism or legalism.
Read the first section of the wiki page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moral_absolutism

PUBLIC RELATIONS: ETHICS & LAWS

PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA: CODE OF ETHICS

Public Relations: Disclosure of Information-exercise

WHAT IS PR? 

ADVERTISING: ETHICS & LAWS

ADVERTISING IN THE UAE: LEGAL ISSUES AND FRAMEWORK

UAE Anti-Tobacco Laws

False Advertising Lawsuits

BMW-UAE ADVERT

Digital Manipulation example

TARES

source of TARES: http://dtc-wsuv.org/jcohen/tools-for-ethical-decision-making/tares.html

American Medical Association Speaks Out against digital manipulation

EMERGING MEDIA LAW & ETHICS

UAE Cybercrime Laws: Federal Decree No. 5

Dubai Police shutdown 15 Twitter Accounts

Arrest of Satirical Video

Woman Arrested for Facebook Post

Emirati Gets 10 Years for Insulting Leadership

Case Study Facebook’s Frankenstein Moment, NYT

Social Media and Identifying People

Tech Giants: Once Saviors, Now Threats

JOURNALISM: LAW AND ETHICS

What Happens When Photojournalism Goes to Far? (video)

When it is ok to manipulate photos for news

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) CODE OF ETHICS

BBC- Journalism Law

 

PRIVACY and the MEDIA

READING:

**************FOR THE BELOW READING: READ FIRST 2 1/2 PAGES*************

Privacy Invasion by the News Media Three Ethical Models  ***(READ First 2 1/2 Pages: Introduction and Philosophical Concepts of Privacy)

Video: Watch from minute 13:00 to 23:00

WEEK 3: Government regulations and protection of citizens

Theories of the Freedom of Expression and marketplace of ideas

Theory of Freedom of Speech-Wiki

Marketplace of Ideas-Wiki

Pros and Cons of Media Censorship

Authoritarian Theory of Mass Communication

Reporters Without Borders, Media rankings

UAE Tolerance, Anti-Discrimination and Anti-hatred laws

UAE Law 1980: Governing Publications & Publishing

UAE-Cyber safety and digital security

Understanding UAE digital media law, Gulf News

UAE Digital Media, Do You Know the Law

WEEK 2: Ethical Decisions, Moral Philosophy

GOLDEN MEAN, KANT’S, & UTILITARIANISM 

Patterson- Intro  READ PGS. 7-12

WEEK 1

Advertising laws & regulations: UAE

Undercover Journalism

Media Storytelling II

READING for final Quiz: Wonder Woman

Readings for Quiz (2): Mona Lisa’s Smile

 Writing for the Web

Assignment: Second audio podcast. Create, record, and edit your second audio. 10 min podcast on a non-fiction topic of your choice.

Reading for Quiz: Philosophy in the Islamic World

BLOGGING CONTINUED

A Baccarat Binge Helped Launder the World’s Biggest Cyberheist

This week: Write your second story on your blog. This time try and take it further than the first. Think in terms of what kind of story would others want to read. Think about organizing, telling, the story in a way that has a beginning, middle, and ending. What happens to make us want to know more? Is there some type of challenge or conflict with the characters in the story that they need went through?

It should be over 400 words. Have images, videos, or posts from social media to add to the story. DUE OCT 23 END OF CLASS.

AUDIO: PODCASTING

Making the Most of short form storytelling in radio

Why do Audio Stories Captivate?

What Makes for Great Audio Storytelling?

PODCAST: The 10 Minute Writer’s Workshop

 

VIDEO ASSIGNMENT #1: VLOG

 

Top Middle East YouTubers

UAE YouTubers

WEEK 2: First assignment and reading/video for Quiz 1

READING FOR QUIZ 1: Monday Sept. 4 (do the reading and watch the video).

Read this for Quiz 1    Susan Sontag on Storytelling

Watch this video for Quiz 1

 

DO THIS ASSIGNMENT OVER THE LONG WEEKEND: WE WILL FINISH IT ON MONDAY, SEPT. 4.

For your first assignment I want you to get familiar with each of the platforms we will be using: wordpress.com    |   soundcloud.com    |   YouTube.com

You need to think of story ideas for you first round of assignments. You can cover the same topic, or three different topics, but the stories themselves need to differ and add something new. Meaning, you can’t just say the exact same thing in all three stories.

You need to think of a story topic to 1. blog about on WordPress   2. podcast about on soundcloud    3. make a video or Vlog on YouTube

For your blog topic, write about it. For your podcast topic, make an audio recording and put it on soundcloud. For your video topic, make a video and upload it to YouTube. You can publish all of these as “Unlisted” so that no one can see them unless they have the link.

For this assignment, you do not have to go into great detail or actually do the story. Simply use each of the platforms to TELL me what your topics are. After you upload to soundcloud and to YouTube, copy and paste those links into the same blog post you created on wordpress to talk about your blog topic.

You can select any topic you want that is non-fiction. This could include people, places, events, professions, hobbies, policies, international news, etc. At the bottom of the page are some examples of good stories. Also, here are links to some podcasts and videos:

WEEK 1: Introduction

https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/05/03/advice-on-writing/

Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers. Brainpickings

Blog, Vlog, and podcast, what are they?

Create accounts: WordPress.com; YouTube; Soundcloud

Examples of each:

 

PODCAST

BLOG

BRAIN PICKINGS BLOG

 

READINGS:

WONDER WOMAN

Philosophy in the Islamic World

You Are The Product

To Catch a Counterfeiter

Ghoulish Acts and Dastardly Deeds