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IPT: Multimedia Issues

posted May 17, 2009, 10:16 PM by Eddie Woo   [ updated May 18, 2009, 7:18 AM ]
Many of the social and ethical issues that affect information processes and technology are only truly relevant because of the rise of multimedia. In a classwork post, compose a 1250-word essay that discusses the following statement: 

"The social and ethical issues raised by 
multimedia outweigh its benefits to society."

You are free to agree or disagree with the statement, but you must: 
  • Structure your response in a formal essay (including introduction, body and conclusion)
  • Clearly identify and outline relevant social and ethical issues
  • Critically evaluate the benefits of multimedia to society
  • Justify your response with evidence and reasoning woven into one coherent argument
  • Acknowledge all sources in a bibliography (not included in word count)
Here is a range of sources to get you started: