BIG STORIES :
News Corp. | Phone Hacking Scandal | WikiLeaks | Barack Obama | Julian Assange | 2012 U.S. Election | Religion | See All
iMEDIAETHICS.org
Seperator
 
Tips Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter RSS Feeds
 
Home | | Contact Us

Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News: 295 Stories

Filter by :
 <<   <      3    4    5    6    7    8    >   >> 
See All
 
Photography Exhibit's Photo Caption Prompts Axl Rose Cease & Desist Letter
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Photography Exhibit's Photo Caption Prompts Axl Rose Cease & Desist Letter
By: Sydney Smith
October 30, 2012 06:00 AM EST
Rock singer Axl Rose's lawyers called for a photography art show to close over photos and photo captions that his lawyers say are "false outrageous, false, fabricated and highly defamatory," according to a...
Comedian Wins Libel Case in 'Rare' Jury Trial over Daily Mirror's 'Racist' Comment
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Comedian Wins Libel Case in 'Rare' Jury Trial over Daily Mirror's 'Racist' Comment
By: Sydney Smith
October 22, 2012 07:45 PM EST
Comedian Frankie Boyle won his libel lawsuit against the UK Daily Mirror, according to the Guardian. As iMediaEthics wrote last week, Boyle sued over a July 19, 2011 article headlined "Channel 4: We are back...
Drudge Report links to, tweets Fake Tweet Endorsing Mitt Romney
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
Drudge Report links to, tweets Fake Tweet Endorsing Mitt Romney
By: Sydney Smith
October 16, 2012 08:30 PM EST
The Drudge Report linked to a fake Twitter account purporting to be Jake Gyllenhaal, Mediaite reported. The post directed to the tweet "As a Democrat, I'll say it now, I endorse Mitt Romney For President of the...
UK Judge: News Corp.'s Times of London Didn't Libel Elton John
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
UK Judge: News Corp.'s Times of London Didn't Libel Elton John
By: Sydney Smith
October 10, 2012 10:40 PM EST
As iMediaEthics reported previously, Elton John sued the News Corp.-owned Times of London for libel over articles he said "falsely linked him to a controversial tax avoidance scheme."...
Daily Mail, Star Mag Apologize to Nicolas Cage for Wrong Claims
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Daily Mail, Star Mag Apologize to Nicolas Cage for Wrong Claims
By: Sydney Smith
October 03, 2012 08:10 PM EST
The Daily Mail apologized and paid Nicolas Cage "undisclosed damages" in a libel settlement over a September story claiming he was "evading taxes," according to a post on Russell Jones & Walker...
Buffalo's WGRZ TV Apologizes for Using Pic of Seal in Michael Clarke Duncan Report
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
Buffalo's WGRZ TV Apologizes for Using Pic of Seal in Michael Clarke Duncan Report
By: Sydney Smith
September 30, 2012 06:15 AM EST
Buffalo, New York NBC-affiliate WGRZ-2 wrongly used a photo of the singer Seal with its early September report on actor Michael Clarke Duncan's death, Deadspin reported. The station apologized Sept. 3, calling the...
NYT Corrects Name of James Bond Boss in USA Today Redesign Article
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
NYT Corrects Name of James Bond Boss in USA Today Redesign Article
By: Sydney Smith
September 17, 2012 05:00 AM EST
The New York Times corrected an article about USA Today's recent re-design to properly name "James Bond's boss." The Sept. 13 correction (one of two on the article), reads: "An earlier version...
Fake Angelina Jolie Twitter Account Suspended
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
Fake Angelina Jolie Twitter Account Suspended
By: Sydney Smith
September 12, 2012 04:30 AM EST
iMediaEthics previously highlighted a phony Twitter account purporting to be Angelina Jolie. As we wrote this summer, Balkan media outlets were hoaxed by the account and reported the fake Jolie tweets. But, Cafe...
NYC Spanish Radio Fined by FCC for Prank Call
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
NYC Spanish Radio Fined by FCC for Prank Call
By: Sydney Smith
September 03, 2012 05:35 PM EST
The FCC fined New York City Spanish radio station WSKQ  $16,000 for a five-year-old "prank call" in which a staff member "called a woman pretending to be someone from of a local hospital, telling the...
Lucky Magazine Accused of Fake Quote
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Lucky Magazine Accused of Fake Quote
By: Sydney Smith
September 01, 2012 06:00 AM EST
"Shopping & style" Lucky magazine reader Rosemary Avance called out the magazine for running a fake quote praising a free gift she repeatedly told the magazine she never received, Jezebel reported. The fake...
Fake Photo, News Story Claiming Rihanna Died Circulates, French TV News Denies Reporting Hoax
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Fake Photo, News Story Claiming Rihanna Died Circulates, French TV News Denies Reporting Hoax
By: Sydney Smith
August 29, 2012 04:25 PM EST
A "photoshopped fake article" purporting to be from France's TF1 and claiming that Rihanna died from a heart attack is circulating, Gossip Cop reported. The fake article, "La...
Balkan Media Falls for Hoax Angelina Jolie Twitter Account
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Balkan Media Falls for Hoax Angelina Jolie Twitter Account
By: Ivo Scepanovic
August 22, 2012 04:20 PM EST
SPLIT, Croatia -- Balkan media outlets and an Olympic coach were hoaxed by a fake Twitter account purporting to be actress Angelina Jolie in which she criticized Croatian handball coach Slavko Goluza. The comments...
Heat Mag Broke Accuracy Code with Fazer Story, PCC Says
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Heat Mag Broke Accuracy Code with Fazer Story, PCC Says
By: Sydney Smith
August 15, 2012 05:40 PM EST
The UK Press Complaints Commission found that UK magazine Heat broke the PCC code with its story  "Fazer told me he didn't have a girlfriend - then we kissed."  Interestingly, the PCC noted its ruling...
Elton John Claims the Times of London Libeled Him
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
Elton John Claims the Times of London Libeled Him
By: Sydney Smith
August 11, 2012 04:10 PM EST
The News Corp.-owned Times of London corrected a June 21 article "The Secrets of  Tax Avoiders" but Elton John still has accused the newspaper of libeling him, the BBC...
CNN Corrects after Labeling Metal Band Hatebreed as White Power
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
CNN Corrects after Labeling Metal Band Hatebreed as White Power
By: Sydney Smith
August 10, 2012 04:30 AM EST
CNN added a correction to an August 8 opinion article on "white power music concerts" and their "music scene." The article related the music to the recent shooting at a Wisconsin Sikh temple, writing...
The Sun Corrects Animals, STDs & Boy Band One Direction Story after PCC Complaint
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
The Sun Corrects Animals, STDs & Boy Band One Direction Story after PCC Complaint
By: Sydney Smith
August 06, 2012 01:30 PM EST
What brings a pop band, animals, and sexually-transmitted diseases together? A recent correction from the UK Sun.  The News Corp-owned newspaper corrected an April 21 story that "inaccurately suggested that...
TMZ Retracts Janet Jackson Story
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
TMZ Retracts Janet Jackson Story
By: Sydney Smith
August 01, 2012 05:30 PM EST
TMZ retracted a July story claiming singer  Janet Jackson slapped her niece Paris Jackson, the daughter of Michael Jackson. and called her a "spoiled little bitch," Media Bistro's Fishbowl LA...
Charlotte Church Wins Libel Settlement from UK's People
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
Charlotte Church Wins Libel Settlement from UK's People
By: Sydney Smith
July 31, 2012 02:45 PM EST
People paid singer Charlotte Church libel damages and her court fees for its 2011 fake story that she drunkenly proposed to her boyfriend at a karaoke bar, the UK Telegraph reported. People is a weekly Mirror Group...
GQ Defends Reporting after Joseph Gordon-Levitt Claims 'Factually Incorrect'
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Daily Media Pick :
GQ Defends Reporting after Joseph Gordon-Levitt Claims 'Factually Incorrect'
By: Sydney Smith
July 23, 2012 12:30 PM EST
GQ defended its reporting after actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt called out the magazine for reporting what he says is "factually incorrect" information about the death of his brother in a cover article on Gordon-Levitt....
Marie Claire South Africa Photoshops Kate Middleton on its Cover with African Dress
Entertainment/Lifestyle Media Ethics News :
Media Brief :
Marie Claire South Africa Photoshops Kate Middleton on its Cover with African Dress
By: Sydney Smith
July 21, 2012 04:00 PM EST
 <<   <      3    4    5    6    7    8    >   >> 
See All
 
 
 
   LATEST STORIES [See All]   
   SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS [See All]   
Howie Felterbush Hoax
Howie Felterbush Hoax
new
Jared Diamond's Factual Collapse
Jared Diamond's Factual Collapse
Columbia Journalism Review & Lies
Columbia Journalism Review & Lies
Julian Assange NOT Charged
Julian Assange NOT Charged
 
   DAVID MOORE ON POLLS [See All]   
9 in 10 Americans can be classified as Racist against Either Blacks or Whites?  What the AP Poll on Racial Attitudes really tells Us, Part 2.
PollSkeptic Report:   9 in 10 Americans can be classified as Racist...
What the AP Poll on Racial Attitudes Really Tells Us, Part 1
PollSkeptic Report:   What the AP Poll on Racial Attitudes Really Tells...
David Moore
PollTalk Blog:   Bad News For Hillary Clinton: ABC/Wash Post Poll...
   TWITTER
 
  RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
 
Checkout iMediaEthics Resources for Educators, a helpful section for colleges, institutions, students and teachers.
Ethics Codes Case Studies Sites We Like
Ethics Codes Case Studies Sites We Like