Media Ethics

Schools of Public Engagement: Media

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Graduate Course
Degree Students (with Restrictions)
Media Ethics
Fall 2023
Taught By: Robert Berkman
Section: A

CRN: 3883

Credits: 3

This course will examine key ethical issues confronting new media professionals today. In addition to a basic introduction to ethics and communication, the course will examine new thorny issues, which have emerged as a result of new media formats like the Internet. Specific areas covered include privacy, including surreptitious data collection of Web visitors and the monitoring of employee emails, free speech on the Internet, potential perils of online journalism, and current controversies over copyright and intellectual property on the Internet. Course work will include readings, in depth discussions, along with a final essay project.

This section is open to graduate students in the School of Media Studies only. All non-major Graduate students and Undergraduate SPE Media Studies students may request permission to enter the course three-weeks before classes start by emailing mediastudiesadvising@newschool.edu. Undergraduate SPE Media Studies students will need to have written instructor permission to be approved. All other undergraduates are not permitted.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Media (MED)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:26am EST 12/2/2023

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 8/28/2023 - 12/17/2023