PUBLIC PERSON STATUS
All-Purpose Public Figure
Some [people] occupy positions of such pervasive power and influence that they
are deemed public figures for all purposes.
Constant or regular media exposure
A household name
CONSIDERING PRIVACY: QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF
(adapted from Poynter)
What is my journalistic purpose in seeking this information? In reporting it?
Can I cause considerable harm to someone just by asking questions, observing
activity, or obtaini
Really important ethics vocab:
SUBJECTIVE: Based on or influenced by opinion, tastes, feelings or experience.
Cannot be proved true or false. One may call something subjective a fact, but its one
persons interpretation of fact.
OBJECTIVE: Unbiased and ver