Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
6. Explain how ethics can help in improving the declining values of media today?(250 words)
Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications
Why this question:
The question is based on the premise of declining values of media in the current times.
Key demand of the question:
Explain the role that ethics can play in improving the declining values of media in the current times.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Introduce by writing the relation between ethics and values. Ethics are set of rules that govern the behaviour or person or group and values refers to the belief of a person. Though different but both ethics and values share a strong correlation.
Talk about the declining values of media; Despite growth in massive growth of media and emergence of new forms of media, such as digital media, Social media, we also see the problem of decline in values such as – fake news, fabricated media, Corporatization of media, paid news, unwarranted sting operations etc. Explain how ethics can contribute in improving the declining values.
Conclude with importance of ethics and values in ensuring ethical media.