Media and Privacy: How Far Is Too Far?

Mr. Gottesman moderated this discussion on the proper boundary between privacy and the press role as a watchdog over the public… read more

Mr. Gottesman moderated this discussion on the proper boundary between privacy and the press role as a watchdog over the public interest. The debate centered on a hypothetical case about abuse of patients at a nursing home and whether the media should go undercover to obtain documentation of the abuse. Panelists examined how forthright or deceptive the news organization could be in obtaining a story and the trade offs between invading privacy and increasing public awareness. close

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Media and Privacy: How Far Is Too Far?

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Program ID:
103959-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 14, 1998 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 14, 1998 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 15, 1998 | 7:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 1998 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 1998 | 1:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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