Mass Media and Ethics in Journalism

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. —The Constitution of the United States, Amendment I Ethics Also…

Common Grammar Mistakes to Avoid

WORDS THAT SOUND ALIKE Sometimes we confuse words that sound the same or similar. You’re: You are.  // You’re a really nice person. Your: Belonging to you.  // I like your hat. They’re: They are.  // They’re going on vacation. There: In a specified location.  // My car is parked over there. Their: Belonging to…

On The Role of Film as Course Material

In the years I have been teaching philosophy, religious studies, and communications, I have used a variety of resources in my courses. Textbooks are useful in many courses and students are expected to complete assigned readings in order to be prepared for class. The same expectation applies to other readings such as primary source readings…