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Privacy also includes an interest against intrusion

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Unformatted text preview: ights that are fundamental, and is not confined to the specific terms of the Bill of Rights." n39 Justices White and Harlan found the right in the concept of "ordered liberty." n40 The significance of Griswold is this recognition of the right of privacy. PRIVACY GOOD An address byPaul Chadwick Victorian Privacy Commissioner at the Privacy Issues Forum 2003 hosted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand Parliament House Wellington 28 March 2003 Introduction In that Code the journalists committed themselves, among other things, to respect privacy. All journalism codes whether developed by journalists or proprietors, whether for print, broadcast or new media tend to have such a clause. We can conclude that respect for privacy is not seen by journalists as incompatible with a conception of journalism that they themselves draft and adopt. PRIVACY IS VITAL FOR RESPECTABLE JOURNALISM AND DEMOCRACY USES OF TRANSPARENCY journalism and privacy An address byPaul Chadwick Victorian Privacy Commissioner at the Privacy Issues Forum 2003 hosted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand Parliament House Wellington 28 March 2003 Introduction Another factor that makes privacy and journalism compatible is their joint work in lubricating the machinery of a democracy. In his landmark study, not of privacy but of freedom of expression, Thomas Emerson concluded that A system of privacy is vital to the working of the democratic process. Democracy assumes that the individual citizen will actively and independently participate in making decisions and in operating the institutions of the society. An individual is capable of such a role only if he [or she] can at some point separate himself [or herself] from the pressures and conformities of collective life. PRIVACY IS A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT AS IS THE RIGHT TO JOURNALISM USES OF TRANSPARENCY journalism and privacy An address byPaul Chadwick Victorian Privacy Commissioner at the Privacy Issues Forum 2003 hosted by the Office of the Privacy C...
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