Assignment: News-Gathering Gone Too Far (for more detail reference page 71 of textbook attached above).
In a few paragraphs in a short essay, discuss what you think about this Point/Counter-Point. You may use the example of the demise of News of the World or provide your own as an example:
“You can’t have a free press without the press being free. This means uninhibited inquiry.” Vs “Decency should trump news-gathering that invades privacy, interferes with criminal investigations, and nothing to do with serving a public good.”
In your answer, consider at least the following questions: Are there inherent problems with these statements? If so, what are they? What do you base your decision on? In your summary, explain the reasoning for your answer.