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Paying Your Way to the Top

Paying Your Way to the Top

May 20, 2020

Are purchases made in multiplayer video games unethical and unfair? Read More
“One Does Not Simply Create a Meme”

“One Does Not Simply Create a Meme”

January 14, 2019

When does the creation and sharing of internet memes go too far? Read More
Just Do It?

Just Do It?

December 12, 2018

Did Nike do too much in their use of Colin Kaepernick and others in their recent advertising campaign? Read More
Does the Photo Fit the News?

Does the Photo Fit the News?

December 11, 2018

What happens when a powerful image becomes the face of the immigration debate? Read More
Digital Immortality on an App

Digital Immortality on an App

December 10, 2018

When AI chatbots let us talk with the dead, what ethical issues might haunt us? Read More
Is It Only A Game?

Is It Only A Game?

December 6, 2018

First-person shooter video games are popular. But are they ethical to enjoy? Read More
“Some of My Best Friends are Internet Vigilantes”

“Some of My Best Friends are Internet Vigilantes”

December 5, 2018

What are the ethical issues that arise with naming and shaming racists online? Read More
Filtering Out Cyberbullying

Filtering Out Cyberbullying

November 23, 2018

What are the ethical issues raised by Instagram's efforts to filter out cyberbullying? Read More
To Catfish or Not to Catfish?

To Catfish or Not to Catfish?

November 15, 2018

What are the ethical problems with "catfishing" online? Read More
Moral Psychology and Media

Moral Psychology and Media

September 12, 2018

September 19, 2018: What can psychology tell us about media ethics? Read More
The Ethics of Media Criticism

The Ethics of Media Criticism

May 2, 2018

What are the ethics of media criticism in turbulent political times? Read More
Finsta Fad

Finsta Fad

April 30, 2018

What are the real ethical issues raised by fake Instagram accounts? Read More
What Exactly is Revenge Porn or Nonconsensual Pornography?

What Exactly is Revenge Porn or Nonconsensual Porn...

April 20, 2018

[ARTICLE]: Is revenge porn really simple to identify and legislate? Read More
Media Ethics and Virtual Reality

Media Ethics and Virtual Reality

April 18, 2018

What ethical issues are raised by the use of virtual reality in journalism? Read More
Dying to Be Online

Dying to Be Online

April 12, 2018

What could go wrong when you die on Facebook? Read More
Anonymity, Doxing, and the Ethics of Reddit

Anonymity, Doxing, and the Ethics of Reddit

April 4, 2018

What ethical issues are created in Reddit's attempts to clean up its act? Read More
Sharing the Pain

Sharing the Pain

March 30, 2018

What ethical issues does the rapid sharing of information in emergencies raise? Read More
Fake News, Fake Porn, and AI

Fake News, Fake Porn, and AI

March 29, 2018

What are the ethical issues involved in the use of AI in creating fake video content? Read More
The Real Ethics of Fake News

The Real Ethics of Fake News

March 20, 2018

Dr. Scott Stroud (UT Austin) explores the complex ethics of fake news. Read More
Bullying our First Amendment?

Bullying our First Amendment?

March 19, 2018

What are the legal and ethical implications of bullying by text message? Read More
danah boyd on Digital Ethics

danah boyd on Digital Ethics

March 14, 2018

Watch Dr. danah boyd's talk on digital ethics, big data, and artificial intelligence. Read More
News Media and Democracy

News Media and Democracy

January 23, 2018

February 22, 2018: Can the news media save democracy? Can scholars save the news media? Read More
Dr. Scott Stroud on the Media Ethics Initiative

Dr. Scott Stroud on the Media Ethics Initiative

December 4, 2017

The Media Ethics Initiative examines the choices, consequences, and values involved in our communicative activities. Read More
Philosopher Discusses New Media’s Threat to Democracy

Philosopher Discusses New Media’s Threat to ...

November 3, 2017

[ARTICLE] Gregory Pappas discusses how new media inhibits deeper learning and threatens the health of democracy. Read More
Media, Democracy, and Education

Media, Democracy, and Education

September 26, 2017

October 26, 2017: How do new media technologies affect our democracy and educational efforts? Read More
Stressing Ethics in an Unfiltered Age

Stressing Ethics in an Unfiltered Age

March 3, 2017

It is more important than ever for members of the media to stay ethical and informed, according to Mary Bock, associate professor of in the School of Journalism, during a…