Sec.FWX Ethics Media Monitor 4th #UPDiliman #universityofthephilippines

     As part of the course on Ethics, class members are expected to monitor media coverage during pivotal moments such as the tropical cyclone/typhoon Ompong and the landslides, flooding, and other incidents which occurred during the weekend (and not just to spend countless hours in video gaming and/or inane FB/Twitter chattering — awat na kapag sampung oras)
These may be also used for extra points for the bonus topic of disaster-reporting (see earlier instructions).

The Section FWX 4th Media Monitor can be posted here with the usual deadline on Thursday at 5pm (Sept. 20).

    A class member may post either a regular or a bonus post: for the bonus post, as stated several times before: Any of the 12 bonus topics provided earlier may be used (once only).

    Class members who attend the Thursday Sept. 20 multimedia presentation of media issues during martial law at 1pm or 2pm may credit this under the bonus topic of review of advocacy content and medium (see instructions in the email).

    An unforgettable commemorative week of media issues this week!

(photo from the files of John Tewell, used here non-commercially for academic purposes)

4th Media Monitor, First Class #universityofthephilippines #UPDiliman

   As part of the course on Ethics, class members are expected to monitor media coverage during pivotal moments such as the tropical cyclone/typhoon Ompong and the landslides, flooding, and other incidents which occurred during the weekend (and not just to spend countless hours in video gaming and/or inane FB/Twitter chattering — awat na kapag sampung oras)

   These may be also used for extra points for the bonus topic of disaster-reporting (see earlier instructions).

The 4th Media Monitor of the first class can be posted here with the usual deadline on Wednesday at 5pm (Sept. 19). A class member may post either a regular or a bonus post: for the bonus post, as stated several times before: Any of the 12 bonus topics provided earlier may be used (once only).

   Class members who attend the Thursday Sept. 20 multimedia presentation of media issues during martial law at 1pm or 2pm may credit this under the bonus topic of review of advocacy content and medium (see instructions in the email).

  A memorable commemorative week of media issues this week! 

(photo from the University of the Philippines archives, used here non-commercially for academic purposes)

2nd Media Monitor of the first class with two new bonus titles for additional choices

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)
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.
Happy viewing/ reading/ walking!

(Photo from the UP archives, used here non-commercially for academic purposes)