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Media and ethics

Course Code :1100PSWMET
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Kristien Hens

3. Course contents *

Lesson 1,2,3: General introduction to ethics and media ethics (11/2, 18/2, 25/2), S.R.007

Lesson 4: The ethics of advertising. (3/3), S.R.007

Lesson 5: The ethics of reality TV. (10/3), S.R.007

Lesson 6: The ethics of technology. (17/3), S.R.007

lesson 7: The ethics of social media and big data. (24/3), S.R.007

Lesson 8: The ethics of gaming and virtual reality. (31/3), S.R. 007

Lesson 9: Screening of the documentary Hypernormalisation.  (21/4, from 13:00 till 16:00), S.R. 201

Lesson 10: Fake News. Discussion in smaller groups. (28/4)  S.R 218 & S.R. 212

Lesson 11: The relation between media-ethics and other types of ethics. S.R.007

19/5: No class. Deadline paper on Blackboard