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New Media: Cyber vs. Real Friends?

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If children of early 1960th could travel in time and could see the children of our time what would they think? The new Media has definitely changed our lives. Let us try to figure out what do these changes bring with them.

There are variety of possibilities enhance children’s development which new media give to parents like different programs helping to learn how to count, read, learn new languages, etc., but when not used with carefulness new media can have an absolutely negative effect.

RFID Chips

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RFID

We know where you are. Every Day.

Introduction/ Questions

How is an RFID chip working? Where are RFID chips integrated? Why is the government affecting a citizens privacy so much? Is everyone automatically a criminal, or why should the state save all the locations? All the stores we visit, what products people buy (and so on)?

Nut Graph

The destruction of small retail business by a big online company

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Amazon the market leader in online business

Every product or every goods is just a click away and it is very convenient to just put it into our virtual shopping basked, without even leaving the house. But do we even think about the company we are buying our products from?
The online retailer is by far the market leader, for example, Amazon is selling 7 million products on a single “Prime” day, and got thus a monopoly position in the online sales market. This leads into the fact, that the company is able to  pushes the prices at suppliers and producers and they also threaten them with banishment from the assortment.


Amazon as a Monopol

The 11 Myths of Media Violence - W.James Potter

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The dilemma presented in the book is about media violence and its negative effects on society confirmed by many reasearches, but how in the mean time more violent games, movies and tv-programs are produced and while people complain about the violence, they're still attracted to it. The book was published in 2002 but the topic is still up to date. The writer is also from the US and focuses on the effects of the problem especially in his own country.

Inside Job - Documentary 2010

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Hey Leute, 

Media Ethics

Guy Bruggemann

GBR7134 FHV

 

Summary of the documentary ‘Inside Job’.

 

Inside Job (2010)

 

Inside jobs tells the story off the financial crisis in the 00’s . It’s a documentary wich won many prices at filmfestivals. The documentary shows the corrupcy from banking systems mostly in the US. It shows as well the effects what this corrupt system has on society.

 

The documentary is set up in five different chapters. It all starts in Iceland, where banks got privatized. The change in politic systems was partly responsible for the collapse of the banks.

 

Review documentary 'Let's make money (2008)’

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“Most of us don’t know where our money is. There’s only one thing we can be sure of: our money is not in the bank where we put it for safekeeping.”

This is the tagline of the documentary ‘Let’s make money’, a documentary by Erwin Wagenhofer, published in 2008, which gives us a deeper insight into the world’s financial market. It starts with the surface level of the global economy, banks borrowing and lending money from customers and corporations, showing businessmen talking about their investments and shows their reasons to invest in the global economy.

An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore

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‘I am Al Gore; I used to be the next President of the United States of America.’ This is how Albert Arnold, Al Gore, the American former U.S. Vice President, start his speech. He has given a lot of speeches about the global warming. He wants to educate citizens about the changing of the climate. This film is about his speech and moments in his life which determine where he is standing now. He visited many places to tell the story about global warming, he says that he can only influence people city by city, family by family and person by person.

Living ethics across media platforms by Michael Bugeja

Living Ethics Across Media Platforms (2008) by Journalism and Communication professor/director Michael Bugeja provides insight into the ethics that ‘collapse and transcend’ the precincts of varying mass media platforms such as advertising, photojournalism and television.

Furthermore this bookfeatures:

Buch: Bildethik, Stefan Leifert

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Über welche Medien geht es? Bilder

Wann wurde es veröffentlicht? 2007

Sind irgendwelche Dilemma Situationen beschrieben? Manipulation und Inszenierung, Persöhnlichkeitsrecht und Informationsinteresse stehen im Konflikt (Konflikte: Unfälle, Kriege,Katastophen, menschliche Tragödien)

Ziel: Wissen und Erinnerung (Dokumente der Zeitgeschichte, Aufforderung von konkretem Handeln)

 

Taste the Waste

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Stating that all the food thrown away in North America and Europe could feed all the hungry people in the world three times over, “Taste the Waste” is a documentary written and directed by Valentin Thurn with cinematography by Roland Breitschuh. In an hour and a half the documentary - released in 2010 - shines a light on the shocking amount of food that globally goes to waste and some innovative ideas on how to make usage of this.

Following different perspectives from people all involved and affected by the food industry – farmers, supermarket owners, a bakery owner, local banana famers in Cameroon and power suppliers - we dive into the how and why there’s such a large amount of food going to waste.

Inside Job - Documentary 2010

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Media Ethics

Guy Bruggemann

GBR7134 ZHV

 

Samenvatting van de documentaire 'Inside Job'.

 

Inside Job (2010)

 

Binnen banen vertelt het verhaal van de financiële crisis in de 00's. Het is meer een documentaire won vele prijzen op filmfestivals. De documentaire toont de corrupcy uit bancaire systeem, vooral in de VS. Het toont ook de effecten whatsthis corrupte systeem heeft op de samenleving.

 

"Blood, Sweat and Takeaways" - the human price of food consumption

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Media Ethics – a summary of media ethics

 

“Blood, Sweat and Takeaways” – 2009, James Christie-Miller for BBC Production

 

The documentary tells about the human price and sacrifice behind the excessive consumption of food. It explores the living conditions and mental states of the people behind the growing, catching and production of the food.

 

"Blood, Sweat and Takeaway" - the human price behind food consumption

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Media Ethics – a summary of media ethics

Bella Turnbull Finnegan

 

“Blood, Sweat and Takeaways” – 2009, James Christie-Miller for BBC Production

 

The documentary tells about the human price and sacrifice behind the excessive consumption of food. It explores the living conditions and mental states of the people behind the growing, catching and production of the food.

 

"The media in your life" by Jean Folkerts and Stephen Lacy

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Every day from different sources information reaches us – from television, radio, press, internet. But is this information accurate, fair and objective? Can we trust media? Does it fall within the moral norms? To these questions different persons probably will answer differently, but one thing is quite clear: media organizations are trying to provide only transparent and real information that would gain readers trust and attract widest possible audience or readership. And also reliability of the information is guided by ethical standards and principles. More about ethics of media can be read in the book written by Jean Folkers and Stephen Lacy “The media in your life”.

Buch: „Medienethik – Verantwortung in der Mediengesellschaft“

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In dem Buch „Medienethik – Verantwortung in der Mediengesellschaft“, das 2011 in der zweiten Auflage im W. Kohlhammer Verlag in Stuttgart erschien, befasst sich der Autor Rüdiger Funiok neben der philosophischen Ethik auch mit der Medienwissenschaft. Funiok zitiert bzw. bezieht sich auf viele Denkweisen und Autoren der deutschsprachigen Medienethik in den letzten 25 Jahren. Somit zeigt Funiok dem Leser auf, dass auch diese teils sehr alten Denkansätze heute noch zutreffend sind.
Das Buch soll in erster Linie als Einführung für Studenten der Kommunikationswissenschaft und der Philosophie dienen.


Medienethik – eine Arbeitsdefinition

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