NYU Steinhardt

Ethics and Media

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1028
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Students who plan on pursuing careers in the media (professional & academic) will be faced with difficulty choices that carry with them potent ethical repercussions, choices that practical training does not properly equip them to approach in a critical & informed manner. The purpose of this course is therefore twofold: 1) to equip future media professional with sensitivity to moral values under challenge as well as the necessary skills in critical thinking & decision making for navigating their roles & responsibilities in relation to them; & 2) honing those same skills & sensitivities for consumers of media & citizens in media saturated societies.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1028