media question 3

media question 3 - Question 3: 1. In The Ethics of Image...

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Question 3: 1. In The Ethics of Image Making, Jay Ruby poses a number of questions for filmmakers and those studying film to think about. What are these questions and how does he attempt to answer them? What does “informed consent” mean when a family is asked by a television crew to have their lives recorded and packaged into a documentary series for national television? How does one balance the public’s right to be informed with individual’s right to privacy? If objectivity and balance are no longer the primary obligations of the nonfiction image makers, what has replaced them? Do visual artists have a moral license to use people differently from the ways in which social scientists or reporters use them? How can the anthropologist justify his or her representation of another culture when that representation differs from the self-image of the group? Ruby makes it clear that these questions do not have easily deciphered answers. Furthermore, he believes that the most that can be asked is for employees of the
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ANTH 2009 taught by Professor Vail during the Spring '08 term at Columbia.

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