Category Archives: media ethics

News media perpetuates “rape culture”

By Nicole Bellford A recent study from the Association of American Universities states 27 percent of collegiate women will be sexually assaulted by the time they graduate. While many blame the oppressor, perhaps it is necessary to trace the issue to an additional realm: … Continue reading

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Misgendering in media negatively affects trans community

By Helen White As the transgender community comes more into the public eye, journalists are trying to correctly gender its members without a professional guide to pronouns. Caitlyn Jenner, Chelsea Manning, Laverne Cox, and other transgender public figures have faced … Continue reading

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Challenges facing global media ethics

By Hillary Smith Global media ethics, which are principles and practices expected of journalists and news organizations worldwide, have a long road ahead. New methods of communication are enabling media to extend the reach from local to global. With the expansion of … Continue reading

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