UPDATE (Correction) : The deadline is Wednesday as usual (as practised) — Wednesday is Oct. 16, not 14. Apologies.
Ethics Midterm Monitor 5th Media Monitor (Dear Mr. Mark Zuckerberg / Dear Mr. Evan Clark Williams/ Dear Mr. Jack Dorsey/ Dear Mr. Sundar Pichai – from University of the Philippines students) Oct. 14 at 11:59pm
To cap the five-week discussion on social media behavior, standards, and phenomena, please give your informed analysis on the following in a letter-format addressed to the owners/ CEOs of (choose one) 1. FB or 2.Twitter or 3.IG or 4.YouTube (Dear Mr. Mark Zuckerberg / Dear Mr. Evan Clark Williams/ Dear Mr. Jack Dorsey/ Dear Mr. Sundar Pichai), citing authorities/ published articles by experts as your basis, in order to recommend reforms to the organizational structure, management content-creation and enforcement of rules and standards:
A.(In your letter, please address the following) Whether the business model, organizational structure, management content-creation and enforcement of rules and standards of (choose one) 1. Twitter or 2.FB or 3.IG or 4.YouTube are enough to safeguard the well-being of its users and audience — Why or why not?
B. In your letter: Specify an extended and unchecked violation or “massive” violation, based on your research, or a good practice to illustrate your point, cite authorities/ published articles by experts as your basis.
C. In your letter: Describe what had been the the effect/effects of such extended and unchecked violation or “massive” violation on a what had happened in a specific national event/ activity or a specific social behavior/ personal behavior or a specific real-world phenomenon or personal situation.
D. In your letter: Recommend a specific reform to the organizational structure, management content-creation, and enforcement of rules and standards of the company
( NOTE: Only one specific reform per post, as class members are not allowed to copy the recommendation already provided by another class member (earlier or priorly) – it pays to post promptly).
(20 pts. Class members need to provide a discussion for all of items A, B, C, and D (in a letter-format as described), otherwise, the points would be deducted from). Deadline before midnight on Oct. 16, 2019 or at 11:59pm.)
Happy daring-to-pioneer- reforms- in- social- media, everyone!