journalism ethics

Putting the President in Check

Putting the President in Check

October 13, 2020

Is Twitter's decision to add a factcheck to Trump's voter fraud tweet a good thing? Read More
Celebrity Death in the Media

Celebrity Death in the Media

October 5, 2020

What challenges arise when the media covers dead celebrities who were both loved and hated? Read More
Blurring the Line Between Reporting the Truth and Minimizing Harm

Blurring the Line Between Reporting the Truth and ...

August 25, 2020

Should journalists show the faces of protesters in news coverage? Read More
Objectivity in Journalism

Objectivity in Journalism

July 28, 2020

What are the challenges of objectivity in journalism? Read More
Producing Fear for the Greater Good?

Producing Fear for the Greater Good?

May 4, 2020

How much complexity can we overlook in persuading young adults to fight COVID-19? Read More
Can Artificial Intelligence Reprogram the Newsroom?

Can Artificial Intelligence Reprogram the Newsroom...

April 27, 2020

As artificial intelligence plays an increasing role in newsrooms, what ethical issues arise? Read More
Images of Death in the Media

Images of Death in the Media

April 2, 2020

What ethical challenges arise when the media uses images of the dead? Read More
Misinformation, Social Media, and the Price of Political Persuasion

Misinformation, Social Media, and the Price of Pol...

March 25, 2020

Is banning paid political advertising on social media good for democracy? Read More
Dramatization or Falsification?

Dramatization or Falsification?

February 17, 2020

How far can films about journalists push the truth for dramatic effects? Read More
Beer Cans and Cancel Culture

Beer Cans and Cancel Culture

February 5, 2020

What are the ethical challenges when journalism and cancel culture merge? Read More
How Vigilant Should Cable News Be About Political Messages?

How Vigilant Should Cable News Be About Political ...

February 3, 2020

What are the ethical implications of CNN refusing to air Trump's misleading advertisements? Read More
The Ethics of Anonymous Criticism in Political Journalism

The Ethics of Anonymous Criticism in Political Jou...

January 22, 2020

What are the ethical implications of using anonymous political sources in journalism? Read More
Censorship in Pakistan

Censorship in Pakistan

November 12, 2019

What are the challenges to reporting the news in Pakistan? Read More
Social Media Activism or Mere Slacktivism?

Social Media Activism or Mere Slacktivism?

November 12, 2019

When online activists vow to make a villain famous, what could go wrong? Read More
Matters of Facebook Live or Death

Matters of Facebook Live or Death

November 12, 2019

What are the ethical worries over Facebook Live and immediate internet broadcasting? Read More
No Comment

No Comment

November 12, 2019

What are the ethical issues involved in closing news website comment sections in a democracy? Read More
Virtual Reality, Immersive Media, and Journalism

Virtual Reality, Immersive Media, and Journalism

November 12, 2019

What are the ethics of using virtual reality in real journalism? Read More
Reporting on Sexual Assault in India

Reporting on Sexual Assault in India

November 4, 2019

What are the challenges to privacy and community safety in reporting on sexual assault in India? Read More
And Nothing But the Truth

And Nothing But the Truth

March 1, 2019

How can reporters balance accuracy and good effects in their reporting on war-torn African communities? Read More
Media Freedom and the Middle East

Media Freedom and the Middle East

February 6, 2019

February 19, 2019: How do you create media freedom in the Middle East? 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
Disrupting Journalism Ethics

Disrupting Journalism Ethics

November 14, 2018

What ethical challenges confront the public relations practitioner? Read More
Disrupting Journalism Ethics

Disrupting Journalism Ethics

September 13, 2018

November 5, 2018: Can journalism ethics be revised to meet the new challenges to democracy? Read More
Collateral Damage to the Truth

Collateral Damage to the Truth

April 27, 2018

What conflicts arise when journalists want transparency on drone deaths? Read More
Swipe Right to Expose

Swipe Right to Expose

April 24, 2018

What could go wrong with an investigative journalist covering the sordid side of the Rio Olympics? 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
New Media, Education, and Democracy

New Media, Education, and Democracy

November 2, 2017

Dr. Gregory Pappas (Texas A&M) discusses the meaning of new media on democracy and education. Read More
Moral Psychology and Media Practice

Moral Psychology and Media Practice

March 8, 2017

April 10, 2017: How does human psychology inform media ethics? Read More
Journalism Ethics and Social Media

Journalism Ethics and Social Media

December 19, 2016

February 16, 2017: Journalistic ethics are no longer just for journalists. The digital media environment has flattened the information playing field, giving long-standing news institutions the same access to an…
Journalism and Media Bias

Journalism and Media Bias

December 13, 2016

January 31, 2017: Is the media biased? How do you even start to answer that question? Join us for a provocative talk by Dr. Robert Jensen... Read More