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Unformatted text preview: whether or not the newspaper agency was a tabloid or a local newspaper. I agree with this. Tabloids tend to buy stories all of the time- whether the seller is the unethical one or the tabloid that bought the story and published the story is unethical, I think it’s a toss up. A real newspaper agency should not buy stories. I find that the stories I read, reporters are typically on the scene and don’t have to buy any story. The third and forth stories had to do with people in office saying dumb things and the cases were about adjusting the words as to not make the public official look bad. Everyone seemed to be on the same page in the way that words should not be adjusted in news articles to make someone look better and quotes should be word for word. The last one was about an article describing an athlete as looking “hunky”. The article was in a sports newspaper, so I do not think that they should be describing him like that in that type of setting. If they want to do an article on him in People Magazine or something like that it would be more appropriate....
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2010 for the course COM 81084 taught by Professor Foss during the Fall '10 term at CSU Sacramento.
- Fall '10