Protecting Freedom of Speech – Towards a Multi-Institutional Perspective
After a review of the many legal challenges to freedom of expression throughout the history of the United States, it might generally be accepted that protections for freedom of expression should be upheld in society, without bias of favoritism. In order to present an idea that these protections may be advanced not only in the […]
Ethics in Sport – Addressing Ethnic Stereotyping in Team Images and Fan Performances
What ideals may be conveyed to the public through a medium of televised sports? When a team has adopted an ethnic stereotype as the team’s mascot, and when the public has forwarded the stereotype through conduct within the sports venue, where does the responsibility reside? Traditional theorists about sport ethics may have focused mainly on […]
On Studying Net Neutrality: It’s a Whole Other Ball Game
“In a digital world, the number of channels is theoretically infinite, and no one can tell anyone what to consume. We are the ultimate deciders, fully in charge of our media destinies, choosing what to look at, actively seeking and clicking instead of having our consumption foisted upon us by a cabal of corporate executives.” […]
Who Owns the Media? A Data-Oriented Glance at Media Ownership
An illustration of a query with DbPedia, showing four major cable service providers in the US: Cox Communications, Inc; Emery Telcom; FairPoint Communications, Inc; Vast Broadband.