Monthly Archives: July 2005

National Board Calls for CPA Ethics Requirement

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2005-06/ksu-kpi060905.php Some good news for a change: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy is calling strong ethics coursework requirements as a requirement before taking the CPA exam. In all the talk about business ethics, it’s important to remember: the

Posted in Business Ethics

Buying Journos, Censoring Watchdogs: Old Story–But No Less Wrong

Buying Journalists: A 70-Year Tradition of Dishonor and Corruption With all the news about Armstrong Williams and other paid lobbyists masquerading as pundits, it’s important to note that this disgusting practice has been going on for years, both in industry

Posted in Ethics in Government, Media Ethics

On the 4th of July: Why Dissent is Patriotic

Happy Independence Day to all readers in the US. Happy Interdependence Day to all citizens of the world, including those in the US Yesterday, just in time for the 4th of July, I was amazed and astounded to see this

Posted in Events, General Commentary

Vengeance vs. Ethics: Rove and the Plame Case

Lawrence O’Donnell claims in the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/theblog/archive/lawrence-odonnell/rove-blew-cia-agents-cov_3556.html (Ariana Huffington’s open blog) that Bush’s senior strategist and Chief of Staff Karl Rove was the leaker who blew CIA agent Valerie Plame’s cover–an apparent act of revenge after her husband, Ambassador

Posted in Ethics in Government, Media Ethics

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