Chapter 5: Invasion of Privacy. Types of invasion of privacy: Intrusion on seclusion or solitude. Public disclosure of embarrassing private affairs. Publicity that places individuals in a false light. Appropriation of an individual’s name or likeness for commercial advantage.
Types of invasion of privacy:
This chapter deals with various ethical violations of privacy.
The ethics of privacy
John Ashcroft and President Bush were staunch supporters of the USA PATRIOT Act.
USA PATRIOT Act – Read the entire act.
Justice Department – A summary of what the USA PATRIOT Act means to law enforcement and the courts.
Safe and Free – ACLU database of summaries, articles and analysis of the USA PATRIOT Act.
Civil Right Violations – Instances when the USA PATRIOT Act did not work.
Private Detectives and Investigators – An official job description
Privacy Times – Learn more about right to privacy versus freedom of information
Investigative Resource Center – A starting point for online investigations
Missoulian – Read the paper involved.
Changing the Way Violence is Reported – Studies on the effects of sensationalized reporting on readers
Junk Food News – An article about telling the truth without sensationalism.
Public Service or Soap Opera? – A judge decides how many details of the Peterson murder case the public needs to know.
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Californian – Read the paper that ran the picture.
Code of Ethics – The ASNE requirements for photojournalists
Ethics in Photojournalism – One man was dismissed for improper editing of photos.