Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 26, No. 1 (Spring 2017)

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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:
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Copyright Date: 2017
ISSN: 1061-9321
pISBN: n/a
eISBN: n/a
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Good Information Society
Alistair S. Duff, guest editor
Editorial: The Decline and Fall of Academe
Robert Hauptman 3
Columns
Ethics in the Cultural and Educational Industries
Transparency and Lies
Juris Dilevko 5
PsychInfo
Motivation: Why People Do Not Fight Unethical Behavior
Russell Eisenman 10
Current Issues
Personal LCSH Scorecard
Sanford Berman 14
Articles
Foreword: Introducing The Good Information Society
Alistair S. Duff 23
Freedom of Information and the Future of Journalism
Rob Edwards 26
Social Media Analytics: Implications for Journalism and Democracy
Hugh Mackay 34
Crowd-Sourced Science: Societal Engagement, Scientific Authority and Ethical Practice
Sean F. Johnston, Benjamin Franks and Sandy Whitelaw 49
Ethical ePunditry? The Role of Expertise in Online Opinion-Making
Eve Forrest and Alistair S. Duff 66
Prolegomena to a Deep History of “Information Overload”
Steve Fuller 81
Contra Bentham: Ethical Information Policy in the PanopticEon
Alistair S. Duff 93
Jeremy Bentham on Open Government and Privacy
Colin Tyler 112
Reviews 130
Web Briefs 151
Article Alerts 154

Book Reviews & Awards

  • “the only periodical exclusively devoted to all of the issues…. Diverse topics”—Choice
  • “noteworthy for the currency of its subject…intellectually stimulating…a fine blend of the practical and theoretical…a valuable source”—Library Journal
  • “points to the need for thoughtful exploration of the place of information (and of librarians) in the good (‘ethical’) life, both at the individual and the social levels”—C&RL News
  • “interesting and informative”—SRRT Newsletter
  • “interesting mix of contributors…lengthy book reviews”—American Librarians
  • “welcome…interesting and thought-provoking…highly recommend it for all libraries”—ALR
  • “readable…important”—People’s Culture
  • “courageous”—Sipapu
  • “some of the sharpest and most stimulating essays on the subject…responds to a very real need in the field. …excellent coverage of this difficult and increasingly complicated subject…a valuable and practical tool”—InfoManage
  • “thought-provoking columns and articles in a readable style…useful to anyone concerned with information in society. …recommended”—Special Libraries
  • “strongly recommended”—Journal of Academic Librarianship
  • “carefully edited…provide[s] readers with full discussions on [the] issues”—Library and Information Science Annual
  • “well-written pieces by librarians and other scholars. This thought-provoking journal should be required reading for students in library and information science programs and by practitioners and policymakers”—Magazines for Libraries.