Fall 2022, Vol. 34, No. 1
Table of Contents, Spring 2023
BY DAVE KARPF
What are the ethical worries surrounding the education uses of AI tools like ChatGPT? This article explores the challenges of AI and truth, and ruminates over how AI can be more accurate—and whether that will alleviate the ethical concerns.
BY PETER LOGE
Will ChatGPT only amplify worries about unethical political communication dating back to Plato’s Phaedrus? This article examines the ethical concerns about AI, truth, and manipulation.
BY DAVID BARNES
AI represents significant challenges for education. What about its impact on secondary education? This article considers the uses of AI in high school classrooms, and warns of over-reactions to the new and hard to control technology.
AI technologies offer new challenges for the public interest communication practitioner. Is AI going to facilitate more or less ethical content in political and public health campaigns?
BY MIA ETEM, KAT WILLIAMS, & SCOTT R. STROUD
As artifical intelligence continues to advance at rapid rates, some chatbots sound convincingly like real humans. But if AI cannot reason ethically, how should that inform the way we develop and engage with the technology?
An Algorithm-Raised Generation? Ethical Problems with AI-Generated Social Media Content [CASE STUDY]
BY RACHEL BARR, KAT WILLIAMS, & SCOTT R. STROUD
Since digital technology has become ubiqutious, many of today's children grow up online. Though algorithms and AI help organize content to improve our experiences on the internet, ethical conflicts abound for one of the most inexperienced, and most vulnerable, populations in society.
BY CAIMEN SCHNEIDER, KAT WILLIAMS, & SCOTT R. STROUD
Emojis can make digital messages more fun, but may also lead to serious misunderstandings. What are the ethical ramifications of such miscommunication and who should be responsible for it?
BY LEAH A. RANSOM
A review of The Ethics of Virtual and Augmented Reality: Building Worlds, by Erick Jose Ramirez. New York: Routledge, 2022. 216 pp. $128.00.