This issue compromises a selection of papers presented at the Inaugural International Media Ethics Conference held in Canberra Australia in July 2002. The papers selected are representative of some of the central themes of the conference, such as managing the newsroom and editorial independence, limits on press freedom, ethical standards and credibility, investigative journalism, and commercial constraints on the media.
Volume 19, Number 2, 2004. Contents: Foreword. C. Sampford, R. Lui, Australian Media Ethics Regime and Ethical Risk Management. N. Levy, Good Character: Too Little, Too Late. I. Richards, Stakeholders Versus Shareholders: Journalism, Business, and Ethics. T. Brislin, Empowerment as a Universal Ethic in Global Journalism. CASES AND COMMENTARIES:A Lesson in Self-Defense Challenges One Editor. BOOK REVIEWS: L. Bollinger, Ethics Is Essential in Teaching Effects Research. K.W. Voss, Understanding Journalists' Ethical Decisions.