Internet has made our job harder everybody watching

Bioethics journals present a lead story today in which Xavier Symons interviews the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, who is also a professor at Oxford. He says that the internet has made his job harder.

Big Brother 2007 (UK)

Big Brother 2007 (UK) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“What I have learnt is that it is not Big Brother who is watching, but everyone. In the current era, everything that is published can be instantly accessed by nearly everyone. Ethicists have to be prepared for titles and one-liners to be pumped around the internet. You have to be prepared to defend what you have written or published against the harshest criticism.”

It’s a fascinating conversation. Check it out. 

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