Sophia Park is a third year student at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in Political Communication with a minor in Philosophy of Law. After taking a course in communication ethics course, she became interested in exploring more topics at the intersection of communication studies and philosophy, especially in the area of media ethics. As an Media Ethics Initiative Research Scholar, she hopes to explore contemporary ethical dilemmas found in media.
Media Ethics Initiative Research Scholars earn credits and research experience by working with the Media Ethics Initiative to promote reflection on media ethics among students and faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. They gain valuable skills by assisting the organizing and promotion of Media Ethics Initiative events, as well as by researching and writing case studies in media ethics. Interested UT Austin students can sign up for a 1, 2, or 3 credit internship for the fall or spring semester. For more information on the Media Ethics Initiative Research Scholar program, visit here. The Media Ethics Initiative is based in the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin.