Posts Tagged ‘ethics

05
Feb
10

On air: Is being religious evidence of a good character?

Cherie Blair is in the middle of a rapidly expanding online discussion.

Cherie Blair is a judge and she issued this ruling on a man who’s guilty of assault. ‘I am going to suspend this (prison) sentence for the period of two years based on the fact you are a religious person and have not been in trouble before.’ Continue reading ‘On air: Is being religious evidence of a good character?’

09
Jul
09

Do you care how journalists get their stories ?

screwsIn Britain, the House of Commons – and the Metropolitan Police – have launched an investigation into  claims that “News of the World”  journalists used phone hacking to get stories.

The Guardian claims up to 3000 high profile people were targetted from Elle Macpherson to the former deputy PM John Prescott.
Continue reading ‘Do you care how journalists get their stories ?’

16
May
08

On air: Who has the final say on a child’s medical treatment?

Lydia in Canada has suggested we talk about this, saying ‘it’s huge news story here’. This is it. An 11-year old in Hamilton has leukaemia and does not want to continue with chemotherapy. It’s a decision the child’s parents support. They want to look at alternative therapies, but the doctors treating the child say chemo is by far the best option. So who should decide?
Continue reading ‘On air: Who has the final say on a child’s medical treatment?’




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