Thursday on Lake Effect: Media Ethics, Data Mining, How Astronomical Data is Collected

Feb 27, 2014

Thursday on Lake Effect:

A leading ethicist says if we can all be journalists in the 21st Century, then we should all be thinking about media ethics. We talk with Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute. Then, data mining is a huge business for both governments and corporations. A Senior Policy Analyst with the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project says that threatens both our privacy and individual autonomy. Our astronomy contributor Jean Creighton explains how astronomical data is collected, analyzed and published, and essayist Mark Siegrist is moving – and finding it hard to find his get up and go.