"Do I stop him?" Reporters arresting question is news

Title"Do I stop him?" Reporters arresting question is news
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsGillespie, J
PublisherIndiana University School of Journalism
Publication Languageeng
AbstractA television news reporter is on the scene of a police chase when the suspect begins running towards him. In a split-second decision, he decides to help the police stop him. the entire incident is caught on tape. Following this, the newsroom has to decide if to run the tape, and if so, whether to include a segment about how the reporter made that decision.
NotesFineLine: The Newsletter On Journalism Ethics, vol. 1, no. 10 (January 1990), p. 3.
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