Read the three articles about Ferguson, Missouri, and discuss the following questions.
Ferguson police were accused of violating national and international laws with human rights abuses in Amnesty International: Ferguson Police Crackdown Violated US and International Law and in Rights Violations Documented in Ferguson, MO. Do you think the media aggravates the situation, causing it to become more volatile? Many times, a newsworthy situation creates opportunities for profiteers. The article titled Why Digital Ally Stock Is Up Today illustrates this situation. What is your stance on profits resulting from tragedy?
In your response posts, discuss the contribution of the media in newsworthy situations and defend your stance on profits resulting from tragedy. If applicable, please include how your stance may differ depending on the situation.
To complete this assignment, review the Discussion Rubric document.