Link: Can We Police Ourselves? | NPPA

From the public’s reaction to the New York Post photograph of a man about to be struck by a subway train, to the horde of news media that descended on a quiet little Connecticut town in the wake of the tragic school shooting, along with the countless “indignities” so many in the public feel in the face of relentless news coverage, the question has been raised again about how to balance the freedoms protected by the First Amendment with a sense of privacy and personal decency.

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