Essay Question: What is ‘citizen journalism’? What role does it play? What are its strengths and weaknesses? How does it impact professional journalism? Should the MEAA Code of Ethics be amended to include citizen journalism: why or why not?
** The selection, description and analysis of an example from the Australian media that illustrates the legal and/or ethical issues under discussion is a vital part of the essay.
** Task Learning Outcomes:
Completing this assessment will demonstrate your ability to:
1. communicate a reasoned, evidence-based argument about applied media ethics and law with links
to your discipline area;
2. identify and analyse an appropriate example from Australian media;
3. employ clear written expression and professional language; and
4. reference and present your paper in the required style.