Media Ethics
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Level: Graduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Media Studies
Department: Media Studies
Course Number: NMDM 5308
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus, Online
Permission Required: No
  • Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Media & Management
  • Media Studies
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.
Course Open to: Degree Students


Not open to Parsons School of Design students.


Open to Graduate students.


Open to Media Management students.