Journalism Ethics

Race, Democracy, and Media

Race, Democracy, and Media

March 6, 2019

April 9, 2019: How does America's struggle with current and past oppression intersect with media practices?
Media Ethics
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?
Media Ethics
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?
Media Ethics
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?
Media Ethics
Disrupting Journalism Ethics

Disrupting Journalism Ethics

September 13, 2018

November 5, 2018: Can journalism ethics be revised to meet the new challenges to democracy?
Media Ethics
When Comedic Stereotypes Cease to Be Funny

When Comedic Stereotypes Cease to Be Funny

July 8, 2018

Do humorous - but stereotypical - characters like Apu from "The Simpsons" cross ethical lines?
Media Ethics
Doxing and Digital Journalism

Doxing and Digital Journalism

July 6, 2018

When can journalists reveal the identity of controversial social media users?
Media Ethics
Collateral Damage to the Truth

Collateral Damage to the Truth

April 27, 2018

What conflicts arise when journalists want transparency on drone deaths?
Media Ethics
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?
Media Ethics
The Real Ethics of Fake News

The Real Ethics of Fake News

January 19, 2018

February 27, 2018: What ethical challenges wait for us in the fight against fake news?
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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.
Media Ethics
The Ethics of Climate Communication

The Ethics of Climate Communication

November 7, 2017

An interview with Dr. Jean Goodwin about science communication, rhetoric, and ethics.
Media Ethics
Philosopher Discusses New Media's Threat to Democracy

Philosopher Discusses New Media's Threat to D...

November 3, 2017

[ARTICLE] Gregory Pappas discusses how new media inhibits deeper learning and threatens the health of democracy.
Media Ethics
Ethics and Climate Communication

Ethics and Climate Communication

September 26, 2017

November 14, 2017: What are the ethical choices being made when arguers claim that there is a scientific consensus backing their stance on climate change?
Media Ethics
Rhetorics of the Good Life

Rhetorics of the Good Life

March 16, 2017

May 3, 2017: What is the nature of the good life and virtuous communication in the present social environment?
Media Ethics
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 audience as extremist propaganda, citizen bloggers and you: yes you. We’re all gatekeepers now...
Media Ethics
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...
Media Ethics
Trump, Clinton, and the Race for the Presidency

Trump, Clinton, and the Race for the Presidency

December 9, 2016

November 2, 2016: From their announcement speeches to the final debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have rhetorically constructed portraits of American democracy in their campaign rhetoric. What do those portraits look like? How are they constructed?
Media Ethics
Why Reflect on the Media?

Why Reflect on the Media?

December 8, 2016

What is the purpose of the Media Ethics Initiative?
Media Ethics