A national magazine reports on the upcoming election with an intent to sway voters to the Democratic side.
A local radio DJ tries to sell his own car during air time.
Several students are interviewed by a local news station and state that their science teacher is a raging alcoholic and fails to do his job.
The high school principal takes the day off without calling in sick.
Invasion of privacy
Right of reply
Respecting people’s privacy
The law of defamation
When the interviewee has said they don’t want to be recorded
When gathering facts for a particularly news-worthy story
When there is no other way to get a public interest story
The Editors’ Code of Practice
The rights of celebrities to have private lives
Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights