23 minutes | Apr 4, 2016

The problem with declaring war on journalists — MSM #034

Sometimes, taking a stand against a journalist is justified. But sometimes it’s not, and amounts to an ethical misstep or even breaking the law. In this episode, we look at four examples ripped from recent headlines: Donald Trump’s war with Megyn Kelly of Fox News How a confrontation with a reporter led to charges against Trump’s campaign manager A University of Missouri communications professor whose stand against the media got her fired A top election official in Tennessee whose verbal outburst at a reporter got him fired While these situations could be considered drastic, each provides takeaways that all of us can learn from in our dealings with journalists. Click the ‘Play’ button below to hear more in this episode of MediaSmart!
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