Madelinerose Kossmann, Tyler Brown, Dane Lewis evaluate the potential effects military based video games have on those who play them, and whether or not they were intended by the producers. Bryce Kristall and Sarah Painter evaluate a sexually influenced free-world video game. Click here. Katherine Bunster and Ella Graffin look […]

Bryce Kristall and Sarah Painter explore the world of Second Life, a reality based video game that allows it’s users to live out their fantasies. Katherine Bunster and Ella Graffin look at Disney princesses. Click here. Madelinerose Kossmann, Tyler Brown, Dane Lewis examine military video games. Click here.

Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class was asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

Howard Good’s Fall 2014 Media Ethics class were asked to create films interpreting this quote by Theodor W. Adorno: “Triviality is evil – triviality, that is, in the form of consciousness and mind that adapts itself to the world as it is, that obeys the principle of inertia. And this principle […]

In 1859, Charles Darwin’s On the Origins of Species introduced a radical idea that has since influenced countless thinkers and effectively changed the way people view the world — the theory of evolution. The finches of the Galapagos Islands became the classic example for Darwin’s theory of how natural selection […]

Media Ethics videos were produced by students in professor Howard Good’s fall 2012 Media Ethics class. Groups observed issues facing the media today and conducted ethical evaluations of topics such as sexism in video games, same sex marriage announcements and shaping the image of the Syrian president. Check out these […]

Media Ethics videos were produced by students in professor Howard Good’s fall 2012 Media Ethics class. Groups observed issues facing the media today and conducted ethical evaluations of topics such as sexism in video games, same sex marriage announcements and shaping the image of the Syrian president. Check out these […]

SUNY New Paltz Communication & Media Society hosts this Media Ethics panel at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in Lecture Center 104. Moderated by Prof. Lisa Phillips, the panel features Prof. Howie Good, Ottoway Professor and New York Times reporter Andrew Lehren, and journalism alumni Ivan Lajara and James […]

Ethical Analysis of Information Tracking on the Internet by Jon Cappetta, Marietta Cerami, Brianna McDonald and Annie Yu. These four students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class argue that tracking information on the Internet is unethical.  Personal consumer information compiled from weeks or months of one’s personal search data can be monitored by advertisers and hackers. The […]

Online Journalists Burn Out Younger by Emily Atkin, Jackie Northacker, and Jenn Von Willer Students of Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class explore the ethics of online journalists’ commitment to immediacy and their financial obligation to page views. They discuss the effects on both journalists and consumers using the […]

Chilean Miner Film Adaptation By Pamela Vivanco, Joe Neggie, Brandon Quinn, Beth Curran Students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class apply Kant’s categorical imperative, along with other ethical guidelines, to the possible Hollywood adaption of the Chilean Miner story. They examine how the movie adaptation would differ from the true […]

Re-targeting Advertisements by Keith Carroll, Kaitlyn Day, and Kevin Harvey Students from Howard Good’s fall 2010 Media Ethics class explore the ethical issues of re-targeting advertisements, such as invasion of privacy, using the Potter Box model. Retargeting Advertisements Media Ethics Fall 2010 from Kaitlyn Day on Vimeo.