Image courtesy of Deni Elliott.BY DENI ELLIOTT

Deni Elliott reminds her fellow researchers about the Federal rules for use of Institutional Research Boards in journalism and media studies research using human subjects, and proposes a way of enforcing them. 


John Michael Kittross parts ways with Deni Elliott with respect to the use and enforcement of Institutional Research Boards in human subjects research in the fields of journalism and media studies.

Image courtesy of Patrick Feller.BY MATTHEW M. REAVY

Matthew Reavy traces and documents the development of ethical alternatives to “objectivity” in journalism. He ties this to the decline in public trust of the media and outlines some perceived causes for that decline. 

AbbeyImage courtesy of Alan D. Abbey.BY ALAN D. ABBEY

Alan Abbey discusses an interesting relationship between religion, culture and journalism.

Image courtesy of at RYAN WHITSON

What is the relation between belief and truth, and does simply believing something make it true?

Image courtesy of Adam Tinworth.BY KIRSTIE HETTINGA

Kirstie Hettinga on balancing up-to-the-minute reporting with accuracy.

Image courtesy of Gwydion M. Williams.BY RYAN J. THOMAS

Ryan Thomas on  the death of Margaret Thatcher, the resulting soaring popularity of “Ding-Dong! The Witch is Dead” and how the BBC handled it all.

Image courtesy of John Hamer.BY JOHN HAMER

Attendees at the annual meeting of the Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe focused on the place of press councils in today's media world.

Image courtesy of Gwydion M. Williams.BY RAYMOND FIELDING

Raymond Fielding on why journalists should study the political world's dark underbelly and the lobbyists occupying it.


Manny Paraschos takes on some ethical bloopers from around the world that may have escaped your notice.

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