Question 1 Based on the background materials, explore the ethical issues associated with a failure to disclose pertinent information when producing media for public viewing. Where possible, try to cite additional examples of these types of circumstances from recent news reports. Question 2 2a. Based on a review of the materials and your own opinion, how and how much do you think the media, including the Internet influences public opinion? 2b. Describe and explain some key strategies and methods to overcome media persuasion. Required Reading: Brichacek, A. (n.d.) Six ways the media influence elections. University of Oregon – School of Journalism and Communication. https://journalism.uoregon.edu/news/six-ways-media-influences-elections/ Chisholm, J. (2020, October 11). Persuasion in social media [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aww3-OCTbM8 (21:01) Paiz, K. (2020, April 24). Mass media and persuasion (part 7 of 9- mass media and ethics) [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmWRtSuJ3NA (4:12) Paiz, K. (2020, April 24). Mass media and persuasion (part 9 of 9- developing media literacy) [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z88SJYQa2ms (6:07) TopThink. (2020, January 8). The sleeper effect- how the media manipulates you [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPcrvRuEv9k (10: 6 Principles of Persuasion (2015) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/p8aHW2gScxU (3:51) LastWeekTonight (2014). Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Dr. Oz and Nutritional Supplements (HBO) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA0wKeokWUU (16:25) Lipworth, W., Kerridge, I., Morrell, B., Forsyth, R., & Jordens, C. F. C. (2015). Views of health journalists, industry employees and news consumers about disclosure and regulation of industry-journalist relationships: An empirical ethical study. Journal of Medical Ethics, 41(3), 252-257. Retrieved from ProQuest Central from the Touro Library.