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Reporters Who Ruined Their Careers In A Matter Of Seconds

By 2020, even the most casual internet users became aware of cancel culture, which is basically when "the masses" use social media to shame a public figure and call for them to essentially go away forever. Hey, Facebook gets heated — especially when users debate political views — but for private citizens, there's not really the huge threat that an ill-advised comment or a slip of the tongue will derail an entire career. That's not the same for news reporters who have a responsibility to maintain

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Reporters Who Ruined Their Careers In A Matter Of Seconds

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    Reporters Who Ruined Their Careers In A Matter Of Seconds - Nicki Swift

    Reporters Who Ruined Their Careers In A Matter Of Seconds - Nicki Swift

    Reporters Who Ruined Their Careers In A Matter Of Seconds Angela Weiss/Getty Images By /Updated: Dec. 31, 2020 11:34 am EDT By 2020, even the most …

    Scandals That Brought Down High-Profile News Anchors

    Scandals That Brought Down High-Profile News Anchors

    It is a news anchor's responsibility to objectively report facts, which requires a certain degree of trust between the journalist and the viewer. A big scandal can shatter that trust, sending the entire newsroom's credibility swirling down the drain. With the 24-hour news cycle constantly hungry for content, a disgraced journalist is as juicy a scoop as any. Here are some news anchors who surprisingly found themselves on the wrong end of the story.

    Instances When Reporters Ruined Innocent Celebs' Lives

    Instances When Reporters Ruined Innocent Celebs' Lives

    With the 24-hour news cycle, the ideas of "speed" and "scoop" have surpassed the importance of "accuracy" and "honesty." Because of this, a lot of sloppy reports get filed. Yeah, some news outlets file retractions to clear their names, but sometimes those retractions don't come until well after the damage is done. Here are some celebs whose names have been ruined because of sloppy reporting.

    The Most Uncomfortable Trump Confrontations With Reporters

    The Most Uncomfortable Trump Confrontations With Reporters

    Surveys have suggested that he's the most polarizing president in the history of the United States, but Donald Trump was known as a somewhat controversial figure long before he ever set foot in the Oval Office. Trump wasn't hired as the host of NBC's The Apprentice on his business acumen alone — if the show was going to work, the network needed someone that wasn't afraid of a little confrontation. Of course, when people tune in to watch a reality TV show they know full well they're likely to see some drama unfold (it's the main reason reality TV fans love the genre so much), though this isn't the kind of behavior that viewers expect from presidential press conferences.

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