Media Ethics Articles

Media bias is a real problem in many areas including both written and photographic content. The articles below illustrate how inappropriate some of the media can be covering sensitive issues.

UN human rights chief denounces Sun over Katie Hopkins ‘cockroach’ column _ Global development _ The Guardian

Media Ethics Alert_ Should Chinese Journalists Have Snapped Photos of Dead Pop Star_ _ College Media Matters

BBC News – More Telegraph writers voice concern

Also, here is more information about the SBS journalist sacked over tweets about Anzac Day

SBS presenter Scott McIntyre sacked over ‘inappropriate’ Anzac Day tweets

Boston bombing identification attempts on social media end in farce _ US news _ The Guardian

Federal and State elections present opportunities to investigate political bias. Murdoch’s newspapers have been notoriously anti-Rudd for the 2013 campaign – comparing him to to Hitler.

Clive Palmer, who is running for a seat in the Senate had some interesting things to say about Rupert Murdoch and the shallow media coverage of the election campaign.