2nd Media Monitor of the first class with two new bonus titles for additional choices
The Second Media Monitor of the first class can be posted here, with deadline September 5 at 5pm, with additional new bonus topics/ bonus titles in addition to the eight listed previously (choose any bonus title provided no bonus title /no bonus topic can be repeated, i.e., a bonus topic or a bonus title cannot be used for commentary more than once; the second one would be considered a regular rather than a bonus)
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.
The following are the two additional, new bonus topics/ bonus titles
BONUS TITLE: #NEVERAGAIN . This would require advance reading: Just go to your FB Community Standards or Twitter Rules and use the provisions on: 1.hate speech; 2.commentaries on public figures. Evaluate the tweets/ FB posts/ and other social media “rants”/ criticism/ “condemnation” of the Imee Marcos-Kabataang-Barangay reunion party at the UP Bahay ng Alumni and comment on whether these violate any FB community standards or Twitter rules (embed or quote the tweet or FB post you are reviewing).
BONUS TITLE: ADVOCACY . This is for those who have attended any public assembly (forum/ media conference/ talk/ awarding/ any outdoor or indoor assembly: Evaluate and review any indoor or outdoor public assembly you have attended and 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)
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.
Adhere to the highest standards of accuracy and truth in advancing the interests of the sectors they represent and in communicating with the public.
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.
Provide objective advice to the sectors they represent.
Be accountable for one’s actions.
Be faithful to the sectors they represent, while honoring the obligation to serve the public interest.
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.
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