This bibliography was compiled by using the terms "media ethics" and "journalism ethics" while searching the ComAbstracts and Communication and Mass Media Index databases for articles published in the 16 journals of the National Communication Association and its regional affiliates for the period January 1, 1987 through February 23, 2007. Book reviews were excluded. This bibliography was originally compiled for the Media Ethics Summit II conference held at Middle Tennessee State University, February 27-March 2, 2007. Dr. Swenson-Lepper is on the faculty of the Communication Studies Dept. of Winona State University (MN). She may be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Baynes, K. (1994). "Communicative ethics, the public sphere and communication media." Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 11(4), 315-326.

Birkhead, D. (1989). "An ethics of vision for journalism." Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 6(3), 283.

Borden, S. L. (1997). "Choice processes in a newspaper ethics case." Communication Monographs, 64(1), 65-81.

Brannigan, A., & Goldenberg, S. (1987). "The study of aggressive pornography: The vicissitudes of relevance." Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 4(3), 262-283.

Brown, W., & Singhal, A. (1990). "Ethical dilemmas of prosocial television." Communication Quarterly, 38, 268-280.

Christians, C. G., & Lambeth, E. B. (1996). "The state-of-the-art in teaching communication ethics." Communication Education, 45(3), 1-15.

Fried, A., & Cole, T. M. (2001). "Talking about public opinion and public opinion yet to come: Media and legislator constructions of public opinion in the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal." Communication Review, 4(2), 219-251.

Frosh, P. (2006). "Telling presences: Witnessing, mass media, and the imagined lives of strangers." Critical Studies in Media Communication, 23(4), 265-284.

Gencarella Olbrys, S. (2005). "Seinfeld's democratic vistas." Critical Studies in Media Communication, 22(5), 390-408.

Gilboa, E. (2005). "Media-broker diplomacy: When journalists become mediators." Critical Studies in Media Communication, 22(2), 99-120.

Gross, L. (1991). "The contested closet: The ethics and politics of outing." Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 8(3), 352-388.

Jovanovic, S. (2003). "Difficult conversations as moral imperatives: Negotiating ethnic identities during war." Communication Quarterly, 51(1), 57-72.

Mcintyre, J. S. (1987). "Repositioning a landmark: The Hutchins Commission and freedom of the press." Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 4(2), 136-160.

Olson, K. M. (1994). "Exploiting the tension between the news media's 'objective' and adversarial roles: The role imbalance attack and its use of the implied audience." Communication Quarterly, 42(1), 36-56.

Patterson, M. J. & Hall, M. W. (1998). "Abortion, moral maturity and civic journalism." Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 15(2), 91-115.

Pitcher, K. (2006). "The staging of agency in Girls Gone Wild." Critical Studies in Media Communication, 23(3), 200-218.

Selby, G. (2000). "The limits of accommodation: Frederick Douglass and the Garrisonian abolitionists." Southern Communication Journal, 66(1), 52.

Simonson, P. (2001). "Social noise and segmented rhythms: News, entertainment, and celebrity in the crusade for rights." Communication Review, 4(3), 399-420.

Stout, D. A., Jr., & Mouritsen, R. H. (1988). "Prosocial behavior in advertising aimed at children: A content analysis." Southern Speech Communication Journal. 53, 159-174.

Weingarden, A. D., Fuss-Reineck, M., & Charron, L. J. (1993). "Using Star Trek: The Next Generation to teach concepts in persuasion, family communication, and communication ethics." Communication Education, 42, 179-188.

The above bibliography was published in Media Ethics, Spring 2007 (18:2), p.34.