COMM 3200 Communication Ethics
3 hours; 3 credits
Critical examination of ethical issues related to communication, information, and the media. Freedoms and responsibilities. Consideration of such issues as: privacy, confidentiality, censorship, deception, propaganda, accuracy, fairness, intellectual property rights, conflicts of interest, obscenity and pornography, civility and offensive speech. Classical and contemporary philosophers. (This course is the same as Philosophy 3315.)
Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Communication 1000 or permission of the Chairperson of the Philosophy department.
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