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Ethical Challenges and Countermeasures of News Photography in the New Media Context

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DOI: 10.25236/soshu.2020.155


Kaifa Zhou

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Kaifa Zhou


Under the background of the information age, the new media industry is becoming more and more prosperous, and the news media, as a symbol of the traditional mainstream, has begun to find a new way, either to exaggerate the facts, or to use some vulgar words to get attention, or even directly challenge the authority of the ethics of news pictures. These methods not only seriously violate the original intention of news reports, but also harm the audience's information receiving efficiency, and in the long run will disturb the whole news media market and have a bad impact on the development of society. This paper mainly discusses the ethical challenges and coping strategies of news photography in the context of new media..


New Media Context, News Photography, Ethical Challenge, Countermeasures