Jacqui Banaszynski is the Knight Chair Professor, the Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia, and an editing fellow at the Poynter Institute. She has worked for a number of newspapers and won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing, having also been a finalist for the 1986 Pulitzer for international reporting.
Jay Black is a professor emeritus at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, where he held an endowed chair in media ethics and directed the Program for Ethics in Education and Community. He edited the Journal of Mass Media Ethics 1984–2008. He has coauthored or edited ten books, and presented five hundred papers and workshops, primarily on media and society and media ethics. In 1997 he was awarded the Freedom Forum’s inaugural national Journalism Professor of the Year prize.
Sandra L. Borden is an associate professor of communication at Western Michigan University (WMU), having received her doctorate in mass communications from Indiana University in Bloomington. She is also a codirector of WMU’s Center for the Study of Ethics in Society. Her chapter in this volume is based on her 2007 book, Journalism as Practice: MacIntyre and the Press. She has contributed chapters to a number of books, including Lee Wilkins and Clifford Christians’s Handbook of Media Ethics. She has also published in a number of refereed journals, including the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Communication Monographs, the International Journal of Applied Philosophy, and the Journal of Communication Inquiry.
Clifford Christians is the Charles H. Sandage Distinguished Professor and Research Professor of Communications at the University of Illinois-Urbana, with joint appointments in Journalism and Media Studies. He has written widely on media ethics, taught