What can we learn about moral psychology by examining the views of media professionals? Jin Chen and colleagues study the moral motivations of media professionals in public relations and journalism to identify what ethical values guide their reasoning.
Gratitude is an ancient, and often contested, virtue. Michael Bugeja explores this important moral trait and explores how it fits in to the pedagogy of teaching media ethics.
What are the ethics of studying the media use of those with intellectual disabilities? Carla Sousa reflects on the ethical challenges and promises inherent in inclusive approaches to studying media engagement.
Joe Saltzman argues that our practices of teaching media ethics must change with the times. In this article, he explains how he uses film in new ways to teach journalism ethics.
This case study examines the increasing use of social justice infographics on Instagram. Is the sharing of provocative and engaging content on social media a form of activism, or is it merely the performance of activism without its costs and effectiveness?
Reflecting on the Instagram Infographics case, Sheila B. Lalwani brings Kant into the conversation to highlight worries about using the victims of social injustice for one’s own gain.
Patrick R. Johnson analyzes the Instagram Infographics case and explores the issues of equity, education, and media literacy that the sharing of social media content focused on social justice entails.