Ethics

Alice Goffman's Denial of Murder Conspiracy Raises Even More Questions
June 03, 2015

The sociologist wrote about joining a murder plot. Now she insists that it was "not about actual violence."

Did This Acclaimed Sociologist Drive the Getaway Car in a Murder Plot?
May 27, 2015

The questionable ethics of Alice Goffman's "On the Run."

Who Is Fair Game for Public Shaming? Here's a Media Rulebook.
April 17, 2015

Does ESPN's Britt McHenry count? Maybe. But the woman who flipped her middle finger in Arlington National Cemetery doesn't.

The Marquette Professor Who Might Lose Tenure Isn't a Victim of P.C. Culture
February 16, 2015

He's a victim of his own breach of professional ethics.

Global Warming Is Just One of Many Environmental Threats That Demand Our Attention
August 22, 2014

Environmentalists are ignoring poor countries' needs.

Hypocrisy for Sale: Craigslist Founder Invests in Journalism Ethics Book
August 12, 2013

Here’s a fun little trip through an era of “disruption” in the media industry:February 2, 2010, Silicon Valley Watcher:Rick Edmonds, over on Poynter Online, notes that the classified ads sector dropped to $6 billion in 2009.

Is War Civilized?
March 03, 2013

Were princes more humanitarian than the Hague?