Wednesday, 04 October 2023 12:13

Thought police

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: There's been a trend for while now of certain media deciding what opinions are ‘acceptable’ and what is ‘wrongthink’.

These self-appointed morality police sometimes take this a step further by doing little hit-jobs on professionals they think have displayed ‘wrongthink’ on their personal social media accounts.

A recent case saw a health professional ‘doxxed’ by a Stuff journalist, the implication being that personal views could sway professional conduct. Do we then need to know the personal/political views of journalists so we can also judge their work?

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