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Ethics in Communication, Nov. 15

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November 15 Mass Media and Democracy - The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: o 1. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the right and freedom set out in it subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society. o 2. B) freedom of thought, belief, opinion, and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication.  There are competing values that are not resolved through the charter of rights - Social Responsibility of the Media: o Inform citizens o Watchdog role  To hold governments and institutions accountable, promote transparency. o Promote dialogue  Provides a civic forum, a venue for voicing opinions, perspectives, and disagreements. o Gives voice to powerless , voiceless  Has the potential to do so o Justice as a goal - Elections and Advertising – the blending of news, entertainment and advertisement to inform o Negative advertising  Ads are taken to be the main source of information about platforms and policies; negative advertisement takes away the o Financing and television time  In Canada, there is equitable ti
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