Ethics: Media

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Give one example of a form of the media.
Television
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Give one example of censorship.
The removal of sexually explicit scenes from forms of the media
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Give one reason Christians might approve of censorship.
Because depictions of violence might lead some people to behave violently
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Describe what Christians might think about the portrayal of sex in the media.
It goes against the Ten Commandments as it frequently glamorises adultery, positive ways in which sexual relationships might be portrayed & it does not encourage a respectful or healthy attitude towards people
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Give one example of a film or TV programme that deals with religious issues.
Soap operas such as ‘East Enders’,Documentaries on religious issues or events & Examples of programmes or films which specifically deal with Christianity
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State two reasons why Christians might object to violence in the media.
It might encourage people to copy and act in violent ways &It might increase the tolerance of violence in society.
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What might Christians believe about freedom of speech in the media?
It is important that the media has freedom of speech,There should be some limits on freedom of speech in the media to avoid racism or offensiveness &Freedom of speech may lead to Christianity being misrepresented or shown in a bad light.
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Give two reasons why Christians might not want their religion to appear in the media.
Give wrong information about Christianity &Show Christianity disrespectfully
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Definition of Media
The main means of mass communication.
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Give one example of censorship.

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The removal of sexually explicit scenes from forms of the media

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Describe what Christians might think about the portrayal of sex in the media.

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Give one example of a film or TV programme that deals with religious issues.

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