About this Blog"Ethics in the News" provides a forum for students to compare and comment on media ethics reporting from various news sources. It seeks to critically evaluate events and their coverage as it explores ethical issues and concepts.
Monthly Archives: October 2014
Often the media shows celebrities going through mental breakdowns and usually the media does not seem to care about the additional harm that they may be causing them. In fact the media and many viewers and readers seem to enjoy … Continue reading
In 1987, the Red Bull energy drink company was founded in Austria. The energy drink gained popularity over the years and is now the best selling energy drink in the world. In 2000, Red Bull released its first advertisement with … Continue reading
I am constantly using twitter as a makeshift diary, and apparently I am not the only one. JetBlue passenger Lisa Carter Knight, was kicked off the plane over her live tweets about why her flight got delayed. Flight 760, a … Continue reading
After two months of silence, Ferguson Police Chief, Thomas Jackson has spoken. Whether his so called “apology” has been accepted by those it was geared toward is up to you. Many believe he waited too long, many believe it was unprofessional, … Continue reading
Three high school football players died last week. Tom Cutinella, 16, died after colliding with an opponent during a game. He was rushed to the hospital and died after surgery. Two other 17-year-old players Demario Harris and Isaiah Langston also … Continue reading