Ethics 10th Media Monitor (final media monitor for 10 pts) and final Bonus for 15 pts (one or the other but not both)

Ethics 10th Media Monitor (final media monitor for 10 pts) and final Bonus for 15 pts (one or the other but not both)

(photo shot on fluorescent light by a class member’s friend, Alex)

       The 10th media monitor

is for 10 points: On disaster-reporting

(time frame of news events:

from August 2019

to December 2019,

in the Philippines

or in other countries:

worldwide).

Based on international

standards in disaster-reporting discussed in class

and on pitfalls

that should be avoided,

the 10th media monitor

is a review of news events,

news feature, investigative reports, featurized segments,

human interest stories, opinion/editorials

on natural and

man-made disasters

(earthquakes, floods,

typhoons, landslides,

fires, droughts, hurricanes, cyclones, etc), including

reports of typhoon

forecasts, etc.,

explanatory reports

of earthquakes, etc. ,

or of reports on

disasters being caused

by climate change.
       The deadline is on

Thursday, December 12, 2019

at 11:59pm.

Or:
BONUS for 15 pts:

On film: A review of

the theme, language,

violence, etc. of any film

that the class member

has personally watched

either in any

commercial theatre,

or the U.P. Film Center,

or on TV, or digitally,

or online (full movie)

starting with a synopsis

in the class member’s

own words and

stating the names of the

 filmmaker (director)

and the producer/distributor,

time frame the movie was shown, and concluding

with an evaluation

on whether the rating is appropriate

(time frame : in order not to prejudice any student

who does not watch

any movies or any TV,

the time frame is expanded:

from January, 2019

to December, 2019).
Same deadline. Class members may post a regular media monitor or the bonus, but not both.
Glad tidings, everyone!