Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
—The Constitution of the United States, Amendment I
- Also called “moral philosophy”
- The philosophical study of morality
- Beliefs concerning right and wrong
- Not statutes concerning what is legal, and what is illegal
Noun. \ ˈmē-dē-əm \
: a means of effecting or conveying something.
Individuals and organizations using electronic and print platforms to convey information and messages to mass numbers of people.
Topical information of interest to a broad audience served by a media outlet.
Writing and reporting news and information in a fair and objective way using a media platform.
Three Primary Functions of the Mass Media