Media and Privacy: How Far Is Too Far?

Professor Michael Gottesman, Georgetown University Law Center, moderated this discussion on the proper boundary between privacy and the… read more

Professor Michael Gottesman, Georgetown University Law Center, 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 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 1998 | 1:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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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