For journalists, no substitute for ‘getting out there,’ columnist says

The proliferation of online news and information, much of it of dubious quality, is creating challenges for journalists and audiences alike, New York Times columnist Roger Cohen told students and faculty today at an Indiana University Media School symposium. “There is a tremendous cacophony out there,” Cohen said. “American citizens need to be educated in […]

Army War College researcher to speak on deceit in the military

Post by IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre New research from an Army veteran and military researcher shows that repeated exposure to strenuous demands and the necessity to sacrifice honor for compliance has rendered many Army officers ethically numb. As a result, deception and dishonesty are rampant in the Army bureaucracy, the study finds. Deceit is […]

IU physician to speak Thursday on treatment policy for undocumented patients

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre Few topics have been so politically divisive in recent years as health care and immigration reform. Dr. Brian Decker is working to reframe the debate around treating undocumented patients as a discussion of ethical principles. This Thursday, as a part of the IU Poynter Center’s Healthcare […]

IU Ethics Bowl continues winning tradition and heads to nationals

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre “Ethics in public policy” is more often a punch line than an exercise in civil discourse. However, the IU Ethics Bowl team is seeking to change this precedent after beating 24 teams from 14 other universities at the Central States Regional Ethics Bowl hosted by Marian […]