This course will discuss on ethics from the standpoint of both intellectual enrichment and professional practices. The first part introduce the foundations and principles of ethics, meanwhile the second part presents a number of themes on ethical values practiced in media communications. All topics will be enlightened with Islamic perspectives on ethics as stated in Al-Quran and as-Sunnah. Discussions will be carried out on issues such as the use of identity, language and confidentiality.


  1. Day, L.A. (2006). Ethics in Media Communication (5th) Singapore: Thomson- Wadswoth
  2. Tanner, S., Phillips, G., Smyth, C., Tapsall, S. (2005). Journalism Ethics at Work. Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson  Education Australia.
  3. Munawar Haque, Maamane Djeghim, Fatmir Mehdi Shehu, and Kabuye Uthman Sulaiman. (2010). Ethics and Fiqh for Everyday Life: An Islamic Perspective. Kuala Lumpur: IIUM Press.
  4. Christians, C.G. (2005). Media Ethics: Cases and Moral  Reasoning (7th). Pearson
  5. Fred Fedle, John R. Bender (2000). Reporting for the Media.  Oxford university Press.
  6. Faridah Ibrahim & Mus Chairil Samani ed. (2000). Etika Bangi: UKM.
  7. Nik Roskiman Abd. Samad. (2003). Al-Ghazali on Administrative Ethics. Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC