Ethics Resources

American Association of Advertising Agencies

American Society of Newspaper Editors Includes links to many newspapers’ codes of ethics.

Associated Press Managing Editors Code of Ethics

Center for Applied Ethics is maintained by the University of British Columbia.

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions. You can search the Center's catalog here, read many of the articles in its publication Perspectives on the Professions, and view the codes of ethics online.

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility The organization describes itself as a "public-interest alliance of computer scientists and others concerned about the impact of computer technology on society."

Council of Public Relations Firms

The E.W. Scripps Co. Statement of Policy on Ethics and Professional Conduct

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting is a media-watchdog organization that documents media biases and censorship. FAIR believes that mainstream media coverage is slanted toward the establishment economic and political powers.

James Fallows is a media critic and former editor of U.S. News & World Report. He is the author of "Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy." His Web site, called James Fallows Central is links to several other media-related Web sites.

Josephson Institute of Ethics discuss how to make ethical decisions in your life.

The Freedom Forum's Free Press/Fair Press project is a multimillion-dollar, multifaceted effort to improve fairness and freedom of the press and promote better understanding between the news media and the public.

Journal of Mass Media Ethics Available in the Cal State Fullerton library (P94 J68).

Gannett Newspaper Division (publisher of USA Today) Code of Ethics.

The Los Angeles Times Code Of Ethics 

Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism

Professor Paul Lester’s Ethics on the World Wide Web

National Press Photographers Association Code of Ethics

National Public Radio Ethics and Style Guidebook

Public Relations Society of of America Code of Ethics

PR Watch investigates the public relations industry. According the Web site's mission statement, "We help the public recognize manipulative and misleading PR practices by exposing the activities of secretive, little-known propaganda-for-hire firms that work to control political debates and public opinions."

The Journalist's Toolbox links

The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics

University of British Columbia Centre for Applied Ethics