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Digital Ethics Conference

The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy at Loyola University, Chicago, will host its Fifth Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on Friday, November 6, 2015 on Loyola’s Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Hasan Elahi, an interdisciplinary media artist with a focus on the social implications of technology and media, will serve as the keynote speaker.

 

Excellence in Journalism Conference 2015

On-site registration is the only remaining option for attendance at the 2015 Excellence in Journalism conference on September 18, 19, and 20, 2015 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. The conference will feature programming sessions on industry trends and journalism issues, and opportunities to network with vendors, recruiters, and college representatives. Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), additional conference highlights will include video and career profile critique sessions with news directors and other professionals.

Stephen Ward Starts Ethics Web site

Stephen J. A. Ward, currently Professor and Director of the George S. Trumbull Center of the University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication in Portland, and formerly director of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia and the first James E. Burgess Professor of Journalism Ethics and founder of the Center for Journalism Ethics at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin--Madison has launched a Web site to explore the ethics of journalism in a global world.

The new Web site is called Media Morals: Supporting Responsible Journalism Around The World. Wendy Swanberg, a journalism historian and former news producer, edits the site. Media Morals will feature a systematic code of ethics for global media, based on principles developed by Ward over the years. It will also feature articles by prominent contributing writers.
 
Ward is a prolific and internationally recognized professor and author whose works in media have influenced the development of the field in both theory and practice.