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 […]
A Converse Case Study, created by Amanda Grappone, Bina Fronda, Michelle Pang, and Zan Strumfeld. This is an analysis of a 2010 case from an ethical standpoint, for Howard Good’s Media Ethics fall 2010 course. The case examines the relationship between Converse, a major consumer-driven corporation, and the musical acts signed to […]
Disaster Porn by Alana Davis, Julia Amberg, and Sara Rabot Three students from Howard Good’s spring 2010 Media Ethics class delve into the issue of the media’s coverage of disastrous events such as 9/11 and the earthquake in Haiti. Using the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics, the […]
By: Pamela Alvarez, Lindsey Claro, Michael Grob, Andrea Vendegna Description: This group used the Potter Box as well as other principles, to determine whether or not the release and distribution of the controversial photo taken of Lance Cpl. Bernard was ethical or not.
These five videos were made for Professor Howard Good’s Media Ethics class. In them, students dissect different ethical dilemmas in the media. Death by Photography: A Kevin Carter Case Study By Melissa Hernan, Eric Turner, Eric Karnis and Tiffany Riccio Description: Four Media Ethics students take on the ethics case […]