Ethics 6th Media Monitor. Undas (All Saints Day, All Souls Day) media monitor. Deadline Nov. 6 before midnight
In the run-up to the Undas observance (All Saints Day, All Souls Day), please be aware of media content and monitor the following (choose one only)
Regular Media Monitor: Advertorial :
Any media content (soft news, or news feature, or “lifestyle” feature articles, or any television segment, episode, or show that promotes a particular brand or brand name or a particular product with the brand name prominently displayed or mentioned in the feature, such as a hotel, a resort, a consumer product, a device, an event, a movie, etc. ) disguised as a news feature or lifestyle feature without any graphics or mention that it is sponsored content. The time frame is from today, Oct. 25 up to Nov. 6…
BONUS Media Monitor (for double the points) : The supernatural and the occult presented as news feature events or as facts:
Any media content which illustrates a violation or a good practice (a balanced treatment) or an ethical dilemma (you’re on the fence about it but feel that there are ethical issues) of the following provision (news, news feature, lifestyle feature): (The time frame is from today, Oct. 25, 2019 up to Nov. 6, 2019: (does not include fiction/ dramas/ teleseryes/ etc.)
Art. 13 SUPERSTITION AND THE OCCULT: “Sec.1 Programs featuring superstitious and pseudo-scientific beliefs and practices, such as supernatural powers, foretelling of the future, astrology, phrenology, palm-reading, numerology, mind-reading, hypnotism, faith healing or similar subjects shall be careful not to induce belief in them. Care shall be taken to prevent the exploitation of people who may be easily swayed by such superstitious and pseudo-scientific beliefs and practices.
“Sec.2.Programs or program materials that promote or encourage occult practices, black magic, witchcraft, and similar activities are prohibited.” (KBP Broadcast Code) )
Deadline is before midnight, at 11:59pm of Nov. 6, 2019.