Story Author(s): Shelly Guni
News Source: H-Metro
Publication/Broadcast Date: July 10th, 2020
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This story amplifies the sensational attempted outing of a female netball player as lesbian.
Topics: Outing and Sports
LGBTQI+ Identities: Lesbian
Journalistic Issues: Journalistic approach shows clear bias, moralizing, fear mongering, sensationalizing, prejudice, ridicule, etc., LGBTQI+A voices insufficient, Negative myths/stereotypes are reinforced/perpetuated, Source/subject safety is dangerously disregarded, and Visuals/photos demonize/are anti-LGBTQI+
There is a complete disregard of individual privacy. Such stories should never be written. They have zero ethical news value and exist solely for clicks.