Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Spring 2015)


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About the Author(s)

Robert Hauptman is professor emeritus of St. Cloud State University and editor of the Journal of Information Ethics.

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Robert Hauptman
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 152
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2015
pISBN: 1110010000241
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Editorial: Commencements, Recusals, and Disinvitations
Robert Hauptman 3
Ethics in the Cultural and Educational Industries
Ethical Issues in Data Mining and Data Analytics (Juris Dilevko) 5
The Bias in Religious Colleges (Russell Eisenman) 9
Featured Article
Ethics, Risk and U.S. Government Secrecy (Philip Doty) 11
The Complexity of Ethical Decision Making (Mark Winston) 48
Responsibilities of Information Professionals vis-à-vis Information Rights (Alan Mattlage) 65
The Credibility of Online Reviews (John Henshell) 82
The Nigerian Freedom of Information Act, 2011: A ­Legal-Moral Evaluation (Anthony Afe. Asekhauno) 89
Information Ethics and Behaviors of Upper Secondary Students
Regarding the Use of Computers and the Internet (Atichart Harncharnchai and Ketsarin Inplao) 98
Reviews 117
Web Briefs 142
Article Alerts 145

Book Reviews & Awards

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