Professor Stephen Ward Lecture

Professor Stephen Ward
Director, Center for Journalism Ethics
University of Wisconsin-Madison

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on March 31, 2012 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Media Ethics on the Digital Frontier


Professor Ward is the author of the award-winning The Invention of Journalism Ethics: The Path to Objectivity and Beyond. In addition, he is the author of Ethics and the Media: An Introduction and Global Journalism Ethics. His articles and reviews have appeared in such journals as Journalism Studies, Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics and the Journal of Mass Media Ethics. He serves on many editorial and advisory boards for ethics organizations and for journals on media ethics and science. He is the media ethics columnist for several leading publications, including the PBS web site, Media Shift (, the Canadian portal and Media magazine. Dr. Ward was a reporter, war correspondent, and newsroom manager for 14 years. He covered conflicts in Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Northern Ireland.