Tag Archives: Media

Social Media and Professional Ethics

Access to the Internet is everywhere. Communication and privileged information is now at our fingertips. Do we as professionals have a responsibility to help our industry by establishing a Code of Ethics? For example, within the behavioral healthcare industry, social … Continue reading

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Role and Constitutional Foundation of News Media

What role does the news media play in our political system, and what are its constitutional foundations? Under a democratic government with a free press, the news media plays a powerful role because it shapes our view into the political … Continue reading

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Media as a Business

How can the news be fair and unbiased when, in the United States, news and media organizations are owned by for-profit organizations that are motivated by profit? In 2009, the top 10 media companies combined generated $59.9 billion in gross … Continue reading

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Basic Issues in Internet Privacy

            According to Baron, privacy issues associated with the internet range from the use of personal information provided to electronic business sites, to the use of Web bugs that record who visits personal Web pages (Baron, 2010, P 418). Web … Continue reading

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