Aesthetics, Art, & Ethics
Halloween Hijinks and Internet Shaming
April 3, 2019
What ethical decisions await those dressing up for Halloween--and those reacting to racially insensitive costumes?
Netflix and Kill
March 14, 2019
What are the ethics of portraying heinous criminals in popular films?
Weather Media in the Public Sphere
March 6, 2019
May 2, 2019: What are the implications of our communication about weather for our democratic public sphere?
Race, Democracy, and Media
March 6, 2019
April 9, 2019: How does America's struggle with current and past oppression intersect with media practices?
The Ethics of Computer-Generated Actors
February 13, 2019
What ethical concerns arise when filmmakers use CGI to resurrect dead actors?
When Does Artistic Creativity Become the Exploitat...
January 22, 2019
What ethical concerns arise when a prominent photographic artist uses her children in her work?
“One Does Not Simply Create a Meme”
January 14, 2019
When does the creation and sharing of internet memes go too far?
When Actors Become Characters
November 26, 2018
What are the ethics of fictional works created by fans that involve real people as characters?
Values Preserved in Stone
November 7, 2018
What are the ethical issues surrounding Confederate memorials?
Boldly Going Where Studios Have Gone Before
October 31, 2018
When does fan fiction cross the line from inspired creativity to unethical stealing?
#MeToo and the Arts
July 18, 2018
What happens when the #MeToo movement meets the artworld?
Suicide, Fiction, and Ethics
March 21, 2018
What are the ethical issues raised by Netflix's "13 Reasons Why"?