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Louis A. Day

Alumni Professor Emeritus
214 Hodges Hall | (225) 578-6811 | lday@lsu.edu | CV

 

Biography

Louis A. Day is an expert in media law and ethics. His background includes experience as a television and radio news reporter, writer, and editor, and two years in public information with the U.S. military. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses. 

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Selected Publications

Day, L.A. (2015). Professional Ethics and The Old Testament: The Legacy of God’s Chosen People. Media Ethics, 26(2) (online edition).

Day, L. A. (2010). Darwin’s children: The evolutionary foundation of journalism ethics. Media Ethics, 22(1), 14-16.

Day, L. A. (2006) Ethics in Media Communications: Cases and Controversies, 5th edition. Belmont, CA.: Wadsworth Publishing Co.

Day, L. A. (2002). Globalization’s Challenge to the Press? Moral Imperative: Journalists Must Become Globalists, in David Demers (ed.), Global Media News Reader. Spokane, WA: Marquette Books, pp. 129-145.

Day, L. A.,  Abraham Santibanez and Miguel Gonzalez. (2001). Journalist Ethics For The New Millennium: A Latin American Approach (a media ethics case book published in Spanish in Chile).

Day, L. A. (1999). The Journalist As Citizen Activist: The Ethical Limits of Free Speech, Communication Law and Policy, Winter: 1-34.

Day, L. A. (1999). Political Advertising and the First Amendment, in David Perlmutter (ed.), The Manship School Guide to Political Communication. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press.

Day, L. A. (1997). Ethics Case Study Commentary (Teaching: A Professor’s Moral Obligations?). Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 12(4): 247-50.

Day, L. A. (1996). Ethics in Media Communications: Cases and Controversies. Wadsworth Publishing Co.

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