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2nd Media Monitor
(regular or bonus) here
The Second Media Monitor can be posted here, with deadline extended to Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 5pm.
As stated before, the media monitor may either be a regular or bonus post, provided only one media monitor post can be submitted per week.
Bonus posts earn double the points.
For any bonus post, one can choose from any of the seven bonus topics enumerated last week. In addition to the seven choices of bonus titles/topics earlier provided, any member of the class may also give their take on the following bonus topic using the principles of ethics quoted below:
BONUS TITLE: Advocacy. Evaluate and review any indoor or outdoor public assembly you have observed first-hand since the start of the semester, using the following principles of ethics of advocacy work derived from a leading internationally known public relations society as applicable to advocacy work (quote the paragraph you are using as basis of your review/evaluation)
ADVOCACY Strive to serve the public interest by acting responsibly for the sectors they represent. Provide a voice in the marketplace of ideas, facts, and viewpoints to aid informed public debate.
HONESTY Adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and truth in advancing the interests of the sectors they represent and in communicating with the public.
EXPERTISE Acquire and use responsibly all specialized knowledge and experience. Advance one’s skills and work attitude through continued professional development, research, and education. Build mutual understanding, credibility, and relationships among a wide array of institutions and audiences.
INDEPENDENCE Provide objective advice to the sectors they represent. Be accountable for one’s actions.
LOYALTY Be faithful to the sectors they represent, while honoring the obligation to serve the public interest.
FAIRNESS Deal fairly with the sectors they represent, with competitors, peers, the media, and the general public. Respect all opinions and support the right of free expression.