Responsibilities And Responsibilities Of The Media And Its Responsibilities

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The media and its responsibilities 2 The media is a big part of our lives and has become a fundamental influence on the viewpoints and outcomes of world issues. The contribution allows everyone to have freedom of speech, but the media must take responsibility in its part in many of the problems that have been wide spread lately. The media have had a great impact on the younger generation telling them they have to look a certain way or be a certain size to be accepted by society. According to the Journal’s Code of Ethics, “the journalist has the civic responsibility to act in order to establish the rule of law and of social justice”. (Romanian Press Club, Article 7). Social media has become an even bigger part of everyday life reporting more news than public broadcasting. Journalist must to take responsibility for their actions and do what is best for society as a whole by remembering their code of ethics. In this paper, I will show how the media and society must share responsibility for each other’s part in the acts of…show more content…
In many cases the media has used its influence to sway the minds of many individuals in society especially when it involves high profile court cases like the Michael Jackson death issue because of his status the media had a lot of influence over our thoughts in the case. The media and its responsibilities to the public and society are very huge and carry a great deal of weight. Sometimes when reporting the media will leave out key pieces of information in order to get certain reactions from the public when is done to keep everyone focused on that one
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