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What Dr. Laura's Talk Show Debacle Tells Us about Content, Ethics, and Apologia

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Carlos Morrison

discusses Dr. Laura and media ethics.

Ethicalia: A Compendium of Global Ethical Minutiae

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Manny Paraschos

spans the globe for "Ethicalia," minutiae about the ethics of the media.




The Tattered Cover: A Lion in Sheep's Clothing

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finds a lion inside the Tattered Cover.

Reality, Illusion and Credibility: Meanings We Take from the Docudrama

Ernest D. Rose

reminds us of some unfinished film research.



Darwin's Children: The Evolutionary Foundations of Journalism Ethics

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Louis A. Day

connects Darwin's children to journalism ethics.

When Being Bad is Good: The Heroes of Leverage and Burn Notice

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Amy M. Damico and Sara E. Quay

think that sometimes bad is good.

Cloud Computing and Ethics in Asian-Pacific Countries


Thomas W. Cooper

tells about cloud computing in the Pacific-Asian region.

Whose Reality?: Ethical Reflections on Kenyan News Media

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Jack Breslin

reflects on Kenyan news media "reality."

Readback Blowback: Justice Kennedy v. The Daltonian

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Russell Frank

reports on Justice Kennedy's desire for pre-publication inspection.

Student Editors Need Help in Learning How to Use Codes of Ethics

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Kirstie E. Hettinga & Marie Hardin

suggest what help student editors need to use ethics codes.

Moving Ethics from a Requisite for Free-Speech to a Legal Defense for the Student Press

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Thomas Eveslage

proposes ethics as a legal defense for the student press.

The New Green Guides

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Kati Tusinski Berg and Kim Sheehan

tell us about the New Green Guides.

Technocracy 2010: (A postmodern pean)

John C. Merrill

pens a postmodern poem on technocracy

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