"The Consent Defense in Television News Gathering" - Scott D. Wiltsee

Byline: Scott D. Wiltsee; 1999-09-25; Central Michigan University; 

Report: Legal and Scholarly Analysis and Commentary

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"In their pursuit of newsworthy stories, television journalists often invade theprivacy of their news subjects. When they enter private property or reveal private facts about individuals, reporters tread a fine line that may ultimately subject them to trespass and other privacy torts."

Description:Scott D. Wiltsee reveals the many legal concerns when going undercover to report a story.

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