Trial by media


Trial by media occurs when either of two things happen. The first is where media coverage prejudices the outcome of legal processes, such as police investigations or trials in court. The second is when the media initiate an issue and then proceed to play prosecutor, judge and jury.

Broader Problems:
Unethical media practices
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
07.03.2021 – 01:51 CET