Media Ethics

By Jarra Gojolo

I think today’s media is more ethical on purpose because there is more of a need for “political correctness.” As seen by the backlash caused by the Portland Press Herald’s  Ramadan story, even though it wasn’t malicious, if you say the wrong things in the eyes of the public there will be people who will take offense to it and make noise. There are definitely outlets, like tabloids who are less ethical than others ones These celebrity news outlets will go to relatively extreme lengths to find a story and will follow celebrities around the point of borderline trespassing/harassment.

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