MDIA 3050 New Media Ethics

Communication and media are rapidly changing in an age where technology and the distribution of messages is pervasive. This course explores common ethical questions encountered in personal and professional settings related to new media communication, as well as the role of digital communication in society. The student will examine legal, ethical, and policy issues related to new media, focusing on those that impact digital and public communication, Topics include cultural, social, political, and economical issues in new media communications and the effect on personal growth, self-concept, world view, creative thinking, personal relationships and social processes. The course focuses on the importance of ethics in new media communication through the practical application of communication-bases principles. (3 lect.)


3 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW.