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The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy was founded through the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago in an effort to foster more dialogue, research, and guidelines regarding ethical behavior in online and digital environments.

The center publishes essays, develops sets of best practices and hosts an annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics. Essays from the first symposium have been published in a book: Digital Ethics; Research & Practice, which you can find at amazon.com

Staff

Bastiaan Vanacker

Bastiaan Vanacker Program Director

Professor Vanacker is the Program Director for the Center for Digital Ethics and Policy. His work focuses on media ethics and law and international communication, and he has been published in the Journal of Mass Media Ethics.

He is the author of Global Medium, Local Laws: Regulating Cross-border Cyberhate and the Editor of Ethics for a Digital Age.

 

Don Heider

Don Heider Dean, Loyola Chicago School of Communication

Don Heider is the Founding Dean and Professor at the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago. He is the Founder of the Center for Digital Ethics & Policy. He is editor of A Practical Guide to Digital Journalism EthicsDigital Ethics: Research & Practice and Living Virtually. Heider is a multiple Emmy-award winning producer and reporter who spent ten years in news before entering the academy.

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