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The Dilemma of the Evil but Truthful Source

Caylan Davis

EDWARD WASSERMAN

explores the dilemma of the evil but truthful source

 

Some Antics with Semantics

3 MonkeysCaylan DavisBY JOHN C. MERRILL

John C. Merrill engages in some antic with semantics.

 

Search for a Motive: Grading The New York Times' Coverage of the Tucson Shootings

Caylan Davis c.o. NYT.orgBY RUSSELL FRANK

Russell Frank grades The New York Times on its coverage of the Tucson shootings.

 

Donor Beware: A Breach of Trust at the New York Public Library

Caylan DavisPAUL BRODEUR

warns writers to beware when donating their papers to libraries.

 

 

General Semantics and Media Ethics

Science and SanityCaylan Davis

BY MARTIN H. LEVINSON

Martin H. Levinson describes relationships between general semantics and media ethics.

  

How "Wordnappers" Are Killing Original Thought

wordnapperCaylan Davis

 PAULETTE D. KILMER

argues that plagiarism kills originality

 

Ethicalia: A Compendium of Global Ethical Minutiae

UGANDAN MEDIA AND HOMOPHOBIAManny ParaschosBY MANNY PARASCHOS

 

 

 

Collaboration and Conscience

jail cellsCaylan DavisDUANE C. S. STOLTZFUS

offers a case study about collaboration and conscience.

 

 
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