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Naming a victim: When do you break your own rule?
|Title||Naming a victim: When do you break your own rule?|
|Publication Type||Case Study|
|Year of Publication||1989|
|Publisher||Indiana University School of Journalism|
Your news department doesn’t identify sex crime victims. But the victim’s name was used before the crime was revealed. Other news outlets are using his identity – and picture. Is there any reason to now withhold the name?
FineLine: The Newsletter On Journalism Ethics, vol. 1, no. 6 (September 1989), pp. 4,5.
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