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Unformatted text preview: false, and gets any gain, causes any major legislation or creates an environment of unrest that would be cause for imprisonment. Because journalism is free and there is no licensing to the industry (pg 290) it should be the responsibility of journalist societies or governing agencies to place internal controls on the industry to maintain ethical behavior and enforce punishment for the breach of standards. If said organizations fail to enforce the rules it is the place of the government to use the law to punish those that chose to break the rules. By having the government enforce the rules in the industry, a large burden is being placed on the government to not breach constitutional law by taking a way the right to a free press. This can cause serious issues going forward and the government must be careful not to fall into the trap of censoring the press which will cause a great backlash....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2011 for the course COMMS 101 taught by Professor Lisaswenson during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11