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WGU Literature Ethic

WGU Literature Ethics terms

This is a colloquial term, sometime euphemism, used to denote the distortion or complete ignorance of fact, ignoring the conventions of grammar or language, or the changing of an established fact that an artist may undertake in the name of art. Artistic license
- is the requirement to acknowledge or credit the author of a work which is used or appears in another work. Attribution is required by most copyright and copyleft licenses. Attribution
This is often considered the most basic of requirements made by a license, as it allows an author to accumulate a positive reputation that partially repays their work and prevents others from claiming fraudulently to have produced the work. Attribution
This is a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation. Bias
A term that describes the rejection of ideas based on preconceptions rather than facts. Bias
This is the suppression of speech or deletion of communicative material which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient to the government or media organizations. Censorship
Preventing broadcast of an article thought to be damaging is considered... Censorship
This is a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage Citation
mention: make reference to. quote: repeat a passage from… Cite
This is a document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work. Copyright
A false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions. aspersion: an abusive attack on a person's character or good name. Defamation
Writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature). Anything serving as a representation of a person's thinking by means of symbolic marks. Record in detail. a written account of ownership or obligation. Document
Confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence. Documentation
Intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights). Intellectual property
A false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person. Print slanderous statements against. The written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks. Libel
Visual media= slander or libel Libel
Speech = slander or libel Slander
Print -= slander or libel Libel
Photographs = slander or libel Libel
Approval to do something. License: the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization. Permissions
A piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work. The act of this; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own. Plagiarism
Information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause. Propaganda
Dissemination of information to manipulate public opinion. Propaganda
Words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another. Slander
Created by: ldepaepe



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