media malpractice

The misuse of the mass media to slander a person or group, provide an unbalanced viewpoint, or otherwise misinform the public

media malpractice

The misuse of the mass media to slander a person or group, provide an unbalanced viewpoint, or otherwise misinform the public. See Embargo rule.
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It's not the first instance of media malpractice with respect to reporting on this serial killer.
Having an independent citizens' organization review and vote on complaints about media malpractice became unmanageable.
A case study could be made of media malpractice in its coverage of Operation Fast and Furious gunwalking.
Any meaningful discussion on violence," Gottlieb added, "would need to include mental health, violent video games, television shows and films, media malpractice that sensationalizes violence and the dangerously false sense of security created by so-called 'gun-free zones.
It has shaken people's trust in the media and the legality of what they do, in the police and their ability to investigate media malpractice, and, yes, in politics and in politicians' ability to get to grips with these issues.
Thanks to the potent combination of political influence, industry and government fear-mongering, and media malpractice, tough love has so far survived its detractors.