Professor Deidre Pike’s wonderful course has come to a close after the good word of ethics is spread. The films are back in the can and Hank Green’s resting comfortably in the halls of YouTube education video. Back at the beginning of the course, I had the slightest bare bones knowledge of media ethics, only … Continue reading Let’s End on a High Note: A Vow of Media Ethics from a Future Entertainment Journalist
‘Live from Baghdad,’ It’s Contractarianism!
“Cooperation pays but only when trust your fellow contractors to keep to their agreements,” Hank Green of Crash Philosophy says about Thomas Hobbe’s theory of Contractarianism. This philosophy wonderfully applies to the HBO Film from 2002, Live from Baghdad and the stakes executive producer Robert Weiner and his crew face when covering the invasion of … Continue reading ‘Live from Baghdad,’ It’s Contractarianism!