Select two (2) of the four (4) essay questions below. Provide a one-page response to each of the two questions.
Essay Item A
Define categorical imperative according to Kant. Discuss how Kant’s universal system with categorical imperatives might be applied to contemporary advertising media. What would be the result of this application?
Essay Item B
Define utilitarianism. Discuss how utilitarianism might be applied to contemporary organizational communication. Give examples of the results of this application.
Essay Item C
Discuss the contributions of Martin Buber and Carl Rogers to the study of ethics in communication. How are their ideas still relevant today? Give examples of how they might be applied in a contemporary organization.
Essay Item D
Discuss the ethical implications of self-disclosure in an interpersonal communication setting. Next, discuss the ethical implications of self-disclosure in a journalistic setting. Are the implications and results the same? Why or why not?