Would you discern that your news source abides by Journalism Ethics, or is a troublemaker?  

In Previous Post Two

I stated I will explore how news media interpolates certain news articles to reveal a political opinion or agenda instead of providing objective news reports to help voters decide the issues.

CNN Jim Acosta

Two  Chicago Tribune articles titled,  What Journalist Do, and, Trump Insults CNN Reporter,  Trump claims the video was not altered, reports past Presidents unfavorable comments about news sources and accuses Trump as being a villain for impeding Journalism for suspending  Jim Acosta white house credentials.

Purpose of This Post

To make readers aware that there is a Code of Journalism Ethics to discern the differences between ethical news journalism.

There is a difference between ethical news reports and, and news columnists and/or pundits opinions.

In addition, there are news troublemakers who may be adding to the growing political gap that is dividing our nation.

And to propose an ageless wise solution, in my opinion, to hopefully begin to narrow the growing gap dividing our nation.

King Solomon

Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?(Proverb 29:11)

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.(Proverb 22:15)

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will be stationed in the presence of kings; he will not stand before obscure men. (Proverb 22:29)

If Interested

In the Source Links below is the CNN video of what transpired along with the Chicago Tribune articles,  Journalism ethics, and related information about the differences between news reports and news opinions. Also, a blog post titled, Can We Bridge the Gap that Divides Us. .

What’s My Point?

I recommend you discern the information and compare your opinion to mine of what occurred to the information.

In My Opinion

While the Journalism Code of Ethics encourages journalists to be aggressive,  there is a red line of being disrespectful to the Office of the President, or in ancient times a King, which differentiates between childish troublemaker, or a journalist worthy to be present at a Presidential News Conference.

Any parent, teacher, or business manager, if confronted with the behavior, might agree with me that Jim Acosta behavior at the Presidential News Conference resembles the behavior of a troublemaker child deserving of an ageless “timeout”: discipline.

In my opinion, we all need to take a timeout to discern that if we continue to encourage journalism and opinions to divide our nation, there are consequences as evidenced by history.

Perhaps instead of listening to news commentary we all should tune off and listen to C Span to discern how politicians conduct themselves when they debate and discern for ourselves if they are competent and wise enough to be deserving to represent us and our votes in the next election to represent us..

Or do they behave like troublemaker children and deserving of a more permanent “time out” in the next election?

You Decide

If you were President Trump, a parent,, teacher, or a business manager and was had someone act in the manner Jim Acosta displayed, what would you do?

I and millions of others stopped watching Late Night Shows because the hosts crossed the red line. Perhaps we all need to do the same with the news sources crossing red lines of Journalism and giving opinions which cross the red line of civility, wisdom,  and respect that is furthering the gap.

Was Jim Acosta’s behavior-wise or foolish in relationship to King Solomon’s above Proverbs?

Would you consider your news sources to be troublemakers in relation to King Solomon Proverbs in Previous Posts One and Two?

Frankly, I agree with a comment that instead of reading the news, we should instead read the Bible..

Regards and good will blogging.

Source Links

CNN Video

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdFe-LmFRV8

Chicago Tribune Articles

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-pitts-journalists-trump-lincoln-truman-presidents-acosta-cnn-1112-story.html

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-trump-insults-reporters-20181109-story.html

Differences in News

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/feb/08/theres-a-lot-of-difference-between-a-news-story-an/

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/10/23/younger-americans-are-better-than-older-americans-at-telling-factual-news-statements-from-opinions/

Can We Bridge the Gap That Divides Us

https://citizentom.com/2018/11/12/can-we-bridge-the-gap-that-divides-us/

News Troublemaker Sinners

https://rudymartinka.com/2018/11/08/king-solomon-fake-news-troublemaker-sinners/

Previous Posts In Series

Post One

https://rudymartinka.com/2018/11/10/king-solomon-translate-wisdom-interpret-or-interpolate-post-one/

Post Two

https://rudymartinka.com/2018/11/11/king-solomon-translate-wisdom-interpret-or-interpolate-post-two/