Ethical journalists treat sources, subjects and colleagues as human beings deserving of respect.
But do our journalists abide to this?
Well you be the judge.
For the past week Haiti has been on every news channel worldwide, with the gruesome footage of dead bodies, the miraculous rescues and the endless complains for inadequate supplies. Yet, nothing had prepared us for the front-page of Tuesday’s Newsday.
Nothing could have been more unethical.
Exactly what was Newsday thinking, what was the rationale for choosing such a photo?
We are speechless….