Media Ethics

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Media Ethics

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Communication Studies, Ethics, Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COM 105 or equivalent and Junior or Senior standing or permission of the instructor.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course provides an overview for the role of media ethics in a globalized media system. It explores how ethics shape professional practice and cultural citizenship, studying how media impact cultural commons, democratic practice, and business interests. This course examines the tension between traditional media and emerging participatory cultural practice, and what role students have in shaping the future of media.

Course Disclaimer

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Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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