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...enge someone directly without being accused of being “rude”. A journalist is not supposed to be the interviewees friend; a journalist is supposed to thoroughly gather information for an audience. Sometimes the process isn’t going to be smooth, conflict is inevitable, however, a journalist’s job is to continue and ask questions anyway.
For media coverage to improve, journalists will have to reassess what it means to be a journalist. They will have to think about how journalism affects the world. Not only do journalists inform their audience about important issues but they also directly impact their audiences. The questions they ask and the way they portray an issue can affect the way people think about a group of people, such as immigrants. What Jorge Ramos did was journalism. It is alarming to see other journalists reacted to someone actually practicing journalism.
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