Welcome to the Companion Website for Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, Ninth Edition by Philip Patterson, Lee Wilkins, and Chad Painter.

The ninth edition of Media Ethics: Issues and Cases reflects the most pressing ethical issues in media. Featuring 25 new cases on hot topic issues from fake news to drones and a new chapter on social justice, this authoritative case book gives students the tools to make ethical decisions in an increasingly complex environment.

For Students

This open-access Companion Website is designed to reinforce and expand the concepts covered in Media Ethics 9e. Here you will find handpicked popular cases from previous editions, organized by chapter.  The site will also feature newly written cases to cover ethical discussions as they happen. 

New Cases as of January 2019:

Post Gazette Fires Cartoonist
Alex Jones & Info Wars
Sacha Baron Cohen
Fake visual/Seeing is Believing

For Professors

To deepen students’ understanding of ethical issues, you will find three interactive exercises. Adrole and Privacy Role are roleplaying exercises.  Ad Watch helps students analyze political ads in ethical frameworks and is supported with power point slides. Power point slides, essay questions and guides on the best practice for using discussion questions will also be included.

Instructor ancillaries are password-protected. For access to the teaching materials, please visit Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, Ninth Edition and Sign in if you are a registered user. First-time users should Register then email us at textbooks@rowman.com.

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