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Phone hacking in American newsrooms

For media ethics instructors, the U.K. phone-hacking scandal is a godsend. It’s not that we “feed” on others’ media transgressions and let’s acknowledge at the outset that the hacking was an egregious lapse of standards. But, there are so many ethical pieces and parts to it that an entire week could be given over to […]

What I (think) I like about “learning logs”

I had never heard of “Learning Logs” until I talked to Sandy Borden at this year’s APPE convention. She casually mentioned using Learning Logs to help improve her students’ writing and I immediately thought of featuring that ide in our Ethical News newsletter. I’m incorporating Learning Logs into my undergraduate and Honors media ethics class for […]