Journal of Information Ethics

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring

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"Trump's Lies"David Leonhardt and Stuart A. Thompson, The New York Times (June 25, 2017), p. 10 SRThis is an extraordinary "Op-Chart" detailing, in a tiny font, some of the hundreds of lies that Trump offers to the public. Much that he says appears to...
Feminist Censorship: The Lace Curtain
What Is Meant by Feminism?In this paper, we shall distinguish between masculism, feminism, and something that could be called egalitarianism or equalism.By egalitarianism or equalism, we shall understand the ideology that all persons, irrespective of...
Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World
Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World Timothy Garton Ash. New Haven: Yale UP, 2016. 504 pp. $30Free speech, and the values associated with it, are under threat from so many directions and forces today, that we should pay particular attention...
How Propaganda Works
Jason Stanley. Princeton: Princeton University Press: 2015. 353 pp. $19.95Have you ever felt manipulated? It can be such a subtle realization. Jason Stanley, a noted professor of philosophy, is not writing a "how to" work. His approach to the topic of...
ICT Women Professionals' Perceptions of Workplace Ethical Problems: A Quantitative Survey
AbstractIntroductionThat females represent less than 20 percent of the workforce in the Australian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry raises a question about the attractiveness of this industry to women. To say that workplaces that...
Lexicography and Addiction
Words have meanings. One should not abuse them. These meanings are fixed, absolute, and do not change on a whim. Nevertheless, meanings can change, and this can sometimes be extremely problematic. One must be wary of these alterations, especially those...
Psychology Gone Wrong: The Dark Sides of Science and Therapy/Psychology Led Astray: Cargo Cult in Science and Therapy
Psychology Gone Wrong: The Dark Sides of Science and Therapy Tomasz Witkowski and Maciej Zatonski. Boca Raton, FL: BrownWalker Press, 2015. 304 pp. $25.95Psychology Led Astray: Cargo Cult in Science and Therapy Tomasz Witkowski. Boca Raton, FL: BrownWalker...
Reducing the Digital Divide
The digital divide is the gap between people in access to and use of information and communication technology ("Digital divide," 2017). The explosion of technology over the past several years means that some will have access and others will not, and...
Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure
Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure Christopher S. Yoo and JeanFrançois Blanchette, eds. Cambridge: MIT, 2015. 316 pp. $30Regulating the Cloud is an edited collection of nine essays plus an introduction and conclusion. In one way...
Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism/Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation
Right-Wing Critics of American Conservatism George Hawley. lawrence: university Press of Kansas, 2016. 366 pages. $34.95. Hardcover. ISBN: 978-0-7006-2193-4.Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics. Nicole...
Saul Bellow and the Villainous University
In his review of There Is Simply Too Much to Think About, the collected nonfiction of Saul Bellow, Martin Amis remarks that, in a 1956 essay entitled "The University as Villain," Bellow-esteemed author of such novels as The Adventures of Augie March;...
Stretching the Truth
It took many years for the scientific community, government regulatory agencies, Congress, and even the White House to come up with an acceptable definition of scientific misconduct in order to ensure that whatever is discovered, touted, or clarified...
The Integrity of Information: Diversity and Ethical Decision Making
IntroductionEmpirical research has indicated that the most diverse organizations, from companies to universities, are also the most successful. As decision makers pursue recruitment and hiring goals related to diversity, the broadened range of perspectives...
The Legal and Ethical Basis of Intellectual Freedom
IntroductionMany of the activities carried out by citizens and professionals in regard to information could not be carried out without the development of the doctrine and principles that the information society picks. Specifically in the field of information...
The Public Policy Transfer Model in Scientific Ethics: An Application of Grounded Theory
1.Problem StatementNowadays, science as an instrument to resolve human problems has led to new human medical problems, unknown diseases, and environmental issues to name a few (Haggerty, 2004). Therefore, most of the problems relevant to the ethics of...
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