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JOURNALISM PROFS SCORE TV PAYMENTS FOR INTERVIEWS

June 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Following the acknowledgement by Chris Cuomo, co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 that he paid $15,000 for Meagan Broussard’s sexting exchanges with New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, members of the faculty at Florida’s Poynter Institute have warned about the growing practice of checkbook journalism. Al Tompkins, who heads the broadcast faculty at the journalism institute, has warned […]

CASEY ANTHONY: TRIAL BY TV?

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Legal analysts have raised ethical questions about a CBS 48 Hours Mystery report Saturday about the upcoming murder trial in Orlando of Casey Anthony, who is charged with murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee. Appearing on the Sunday-morning program Flashpoint, which airs on the CBS affiliate WKMG-TV, the station’s legal analyst Mark O’Mara criticized the program’s […]