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

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

by: Scott D. Wiltsee | publication date: September 25, 1999 | Publication: Central Michigan University |

"In their pursuit of newsworthy stories, television journalists often invade the
privacy 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."

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

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