Exposing both minefields
Review of Media Minefield: A journalists' guide to media regulation in New Zealand, by Steven Price
"In reading Media Minefield, the first sentence of the book The Journalists and the Murderer kept running through my head: 'Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible' (Malcolm, 1990, p.3). The tense relationship between the media and the public is evidenced not just by complaints and lawsuits, but by the fact that juries are not usually sympathetic to journalists. In Media Minefield, author Steven Price attempts to alleviate this problem."
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