Problems Associated with Social Media and Their Control Laws

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Each student will take on unresolved issue in the field of media law. More often than not this involves ‘old’ law (free speech, libel, privacy, press rights, FCC, etc.) as applied to ‘new’ media (file sharing, online journalism, social media, virtual reality, etc.). It may be related to your first paper. Analyze the trends in the area. What is a contemporary legal/ethical issue in the area? What are proposed policies to deal with the issues?

Then you will create a new policy to answer that issue: The YOURLASTNAME Act!. You will describe your new law. Then examine the pros and cons in the implementation of the policy if it became law. How will it change the media industries? What are some possible unforeseen consequences?

The first third of your paper should describe the issue and its impact on the media/speech.You should also describe some suggested solutions already proposed by other commentators.

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PAPER 2:Policy Piece (4-6 pages) Each student will take on unresolved issue in the field of media law. More often than not this involves ‘old’ law (free speech, libel, privacy, press rights, FCC, etc.) as applied to ‘new’ media (file sharing, online journalism, social media, virtual reality, etc.). It may be related to your first paper. Analyze the trends in the area. What is a contemporary legal/ethical issue in the area? What are proposed policies to deal with the issues? Then you will create a new policy to answer that issue: The YOURLASTNAME Act!. You will describe your new law. Then examine the pros and cons in the implementation of the policy if it became law. How will it change the media industries? What are some possible unforeseen consequences? The first third of your paper should describe the issue and its impact on the media/speech. You should also describe some suggested solutions already proposed by other commentators. The rest of your paper should be about your new policy. What is your proposal (you should have an actual statute or legal test) and what impact will have on society (effects) and how will it work. Then defend your proposal. Tell us the pros of implementation. But, also describe some cons of the new law- but defend these by reassuring us it will work. Make sure to justify your proposal with extensive research and citations (legal, cases, history, social, ethical, moral, etc). You will also have a works cited pages (APA style preferred). PAPERS 2 SAMPLE OUTLINE: I. II. III. IV. Intro (.5 pg) Issue (1-1.5 pgs) a. Problems b. Impact c. Proposed Solutions The Proposed Act (2.5-3.5 pgs) a. The Solution b. The Text c. The Impact/How it will work d. Pros of Implementation e. Cons of Implementation f. Defense Conclusion (.5 pg) PAPER 2 GRADING RUBRIC I. LITERARY ASPECTS a. Organization (intro, body, conclusion, order, transitions) b. Style (clear, good flow, well-written, word choice, concise) _____/10 _____/10 c. Mechanics (spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure) II. III. _____/10 RESEARCH a. Scope _____/5 b. Depth _____/5 ANALYSIS Explained Issue/Need _____/60 Explained New Policy Defended New Policy Cogent Arguments Answered Counter Arguments Persuasive Sufficient & Relevant Evidence Ample Amount of Sources TOTAL: _______/100 ...
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Problems Associated with Social Media and Their Control Laws
Thesis statement: There are a number of ethical issues that stem out of the use of social
media. Most of these issues have negative effects on the welfare of individuals as well as
organizational operations.
A. Trends in Social Media Usage
i.

Cyberbullying

ii.

Privacy

iii.

Unauthorized Images and Content

B. Proposed Laws and how They Will work
C. Pros of the Laws
D. Cons of the Laws
E. Defense of the Laws
F. Conclusion


Running head: SOCIAL MEDIA

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Problems Associated with Social Media and Their Control Laws
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SOCIAL MEDIA

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Problems Associated with Social Media and Their Control Laws
The use of social media has gained much popularity all over the world in the recent past.
A lot of individuals have turned to the use of social media for various purposes. For instance,
business organizations have turned to the use of social media to market their products and
services (Peterson & Densley, 2017). Through social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter,
organizations have been able to reach a broad consumer base while marketing their products
(Blakemore, 2016). Individuals use social media sites for communication purposes. Moreover,
sites such as Twitter provide opportunities for people to stay up to date with current events and
news (Peterson & Densley, 2017). There are a number of ethical issues that stem out of the use
of social media. Most of these issues have adverse effects on the welfare of indivi...

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