The media just didn’t lose all credibility during the Trump-Clinton contest. They killed the journalism profession altogether.
Light of a candle and swallowing sin,
I’ve opened my door so that you can come in.
I offer you food over here by the fire
Recalling a dozen or so instances wherein the “most accountable” newsmen in the world lied like rugs.
Look, I understand that we all want to channel our inner Buzzfeed sometimes, but it’s so damn constant.
“Trump always surrounds himself w thugs. Tonight thug Corey Lewandowski tried to pull my gf @MichelleFields to ground when she asked tough q”
I no longer think my purpose in this world is to write. I think it’s to love.
Nowhere does the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics encourage journalists to persist and badger. Rather, they are called to be courageous — and are reminded, the “pursuit of the news is not a license for arrogance or undue intrusiveness.”
After realizing he turned his friend into a cam girl, he immediately shut off the ‘scope’ and said “let’s all pretend that didn’t happen.” Addendum: I got a follow-up email from the writer here. “Thanks man. Is it going to get on the front page and be posted on the Thought Catalog Twitter? I got Amanda Oleander to read it and tweet it out. She has 500,000 followers on Periscope.”
Journalism — ethical journalism — has been a great force for good in the world, but it’s also been a great force for senseless, pointless intrusion in people’s lives and destruction of people’s privacy for nothing more than quick bucks off of gossip.
Immersive Journalism is giving people the opportunity to experience real life events from the comfort of their homes.