Professional ethics, issues of media performance and of the relation of media systems to the social systems.
This course can be applied towards:
Textbook and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Media Ethics (2008)
Plaisance, Patrick L.
Patrick Lee Plaisance
Dr. Patrick Plaisance graduated with a Ph.D. in mass communications from Syracuse University. He also has an M.A. in English literature from The College of William and Mary and a Bachelor of Journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia.
Dr. Plaisance's professional experience includes being a newspaper writer for twelve years covering state and local government and politics in Virginia, New Jersey, and south Florida. Additionally, he was employed as a copy editor in Los Angeles.
Specialty areas for Dr. Plaisance include media ethics, philosophy of communication, newspaper writing and reporting, and media sociology.