|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||M-FIL/03|
Communication and Media Ethics deals with the moral issues concerning communication both from a theoretical and an applicative point of view. Through the critical reading of classical texts and the analysis of particular issues and / or cases, it aims to develop specific ethical skills.
AIMS AND CONTENT
Through the analysis of different theories and models of communication from Aristotle to the contemporary debate, students develop the moral implications of communication. Ethical and deontological skills applicable to communication in the media, in institutions, in the doctor-patient relationship, in advertising, in cultural mediation, and in business, are also a training objective. Relational and communication skills are developed through group analysis of individual case studies.
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Knowledge: the relationship between ethics and communication ethics; the main models of communication ethics; ethics and professional deontology.
2. Capabilities: ability to analyze significant cases from an ethical point of view and to find solutions to ethical dilemmas in the communication.
3. Skills: in the laboratory activity: organizing a group work; design of a ppt presentation; advertising a workshop; public speaking.
Know the development of the mass media.
Have attention to the problems of information and communication.
Take an interest in ethical and deontological issues.
In the first part of the course the professor will give theoretical lectures.
The second part will have a seminar organization.
Some dilemmatic issues of communication ethics will be proposed and analyzed in a laboratory form. Group workshops will be organized on individual cases of applied ethics.
Students are invited to register in Aulaweb: Communication ethics.
Tools: PC with Video projector, Internet, Teams, AulaWeb.
The syllabus is divided into three phases:
1. Introduction to communication ethics: (prof. Mirella Pasini). We will present the theories and models of communication and communication ethics.
2. Sweet, little lies. The ethics of lying from Kant to the digital society ( prof. Alberto Giordano).
An in-depth analysis of the moral dilemmas aroused by the act of lying, especially in the public context, will be proposed, discussing the main reflections developed in this regard and then focusing on the analysis of some case studies.
3. Communication ethics as applied ethics (prof. Mirella Pasini). We will investigate the ethical implications of the relationship between silence, truth and falsehood in different areas of communication, through the analysis of textual and / or visual documents, about which a "laboratory" activity may develop.
The reading list for this course, together with the lecturer's suggestions and instructions are available on the Italian version of the web page.
TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD
Ricevimento: Tuesday 3-5 PM Thursday 12 AM-1 PM DAFIST - Via Balbi 30/24 - 7th floor
Ricevimento: First Semester: Monday 2-4 PM, Via Balbi 30/24 (seventh floor). Second Semester: to be determined.
MIRELLA PASINI (President)
ALBERTO GIORDANO (President Substitute)
DANIELE ROLANDO (Substitute)
Lessons start on September 21st at 10 a.m.
L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.
Students assessment includes the evaluation of the active participation in the lessons, the evaluation of participation in the laboratories and the report and / or ppt in the workshop.
The evaluation process ends with the oral exam.
1. Acquired knowledge is ascertained in the oral exam.
2. The competences, also expressive and linguistic, will be verified in the report and in the oral discussion.
3. Skills will be verified in the presentation and in the workshop (as a midterm test).
For those who will not be able to attend lessons regularly supplementary material will be provided for exam preparation.
The complete syllabus will be published on Aulaweb.