In the aftermath of Logan Paul’s infamous YouTube video, is it time to scale up from self-regulation?
The uproar over the now infamous YouTube video filmed in Japan’s Aokigahara Forest of a man who apparently died by suicide may have come as a surprise to the vlogger behind it, Logan Paul. Those involved in traditional broadcasting, however, would have seen the public outcry coming a mile off. More surprising, though, is the anomalous regulatory stance of YouTube compared to linear broadcasters.Read more
Trump’s Profanity: How Broadcasters Walked the Line Between Accuracy and Offence
When President Trump reportedly used the term ‘sh**hole countries’ (by now most people will be familiar with the actual words used so I won’t cause further offence by repeating them here), he not only insulted several nations and disparaged a continent, he also effectively threw the media a word bomb – how to cover the story […]Read more