Review the section on using words ethically in Communication in the Real World, Chapter 3.3; then, identify a situation where you believe language could be used unethically in academic, professional, or personal contexts. Next, suggest three (3) ways your example relates to civility, polarizing language, swearing, or accountability.
Ethical communication is a virtue that people use in moral guidance when communicating or when trying to pass out a message between human forms of communication. These forms include; digital communication i.e. use of phones, interpersonal communication, and mass mediated communication. It is very important to academic, professional and personal contexts since it gives clarity, civilization and also it polarizes language. But in some contexts, unethical communication is allowed especially in trade secrets which allow censorship. In accountability, the verbal language used helps the person giving out the message to clarify the information and be accountable for his or her actions. This example relates to accountability whereby the listeners who are the customers should clearly get the message the company is trying to pass instead of jumping to conclusions. Also, it relates in terms of the other rivals of the firm should not be able to use the management tactic applied by the company does that is hiding the message. The company, because of censorship, can clearly account for hiding the secret by saying when it reveals it other companies can use it to their advantage to compete them. Usually, people base their judgment on thoughts instead of using facts and in this case they may judge saying the organization is hiding secrets.
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