Dr. phil. Skaidrīte Lasmane is professor emeritus at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Communication. Main research interests: ethics, media ethics, modern moral philosophy, philosophy of literature. She is the author of books “The Transformations in the 20th Century Ethics” (2004), “West European Moral Philosophy” (2006), “Communication ethics” (2012). Her latest research works are on media diversity and moral ecology.