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Robert Lissit

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Syracuse University

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Syracuse University

222 Waverly Avenue

Syracuse, New York 13244

United States

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Establishing Constitutional Malice For Defamation and False Light Privacy Claims - Johnson & Johnson LLP | Johnson & Johnson LLP

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See, e.g., Robert Lissit, Gotcha, Am.

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Robert Lissit, Out of Sight, Am. Journalism Rev., Dec. 1994, at 27, 27-28 [hereinafter Lissit, Out of Sight].
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Lissit, Out of Sight, supra note 10, at 32 ("It's Sawyer's job to come in after the undercover work has been done and confront people with the results.").
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Email from Bob Lissit to Neville Johnson, Partner, Johnson & Rishwain, LLP (summarizing Lissit's testimony in Food Lion) (on file with author).
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Ross MacKenzie, Editorial, Pursuit of Truth: Does the End Justify the Means?, Richmond Times Dispatch, Jan. 12, 1997, at F7 ("Is tabloid TV principally interested in the truth or in confirming preconceived prejudices?"); see also Lissit, Out of Sight, supra note 10, at 28 ("In most cases, the first question is whether there are clear-cut good guys and bad guys, since newsmagazines cast their stories like movies[--they must be]' character-driven.' If the characters pass the test, a producer is assigned.").
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Bob Steele, Hidden Cameras: High-Powered and High-Risk, The Poynter Institute, at http://www.poynter.org/research/me/me_hidecam.htm (Oct. 19, 1998) (advocating the retention of hidden cameras within stringent guidelines: "This covert method of newsgathering clearly amplifies any accusations we make."); see also Lissit, Gotcha, supra note 9, at 19 (citing Bob Steele, Poynter Institute ethics director as concluding: "Taping someone with a hidden camera implies something is wrong....'[T]he very act of obtaining information this way is an ethical question.
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Lissit, Gotcha, supra note 9, at 19 (quoting ABC News Senior Vice President: "Technology is without ethics....Our process tries to assure we operate ethically in its use."). The aura of suspicion is enhanced by the calculated use of techniques as suggestive of reality.
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Lissit, Gotcha, supra note 9, at 21 (quoting co-author Mr. Johnson as to the hidden camera case involving the psychics (one died from a relapse into alcoholism): "Imagine being scourged and whipped in front of 24 million people.
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Rabinowitz, supra note 23; see Gunther, Lion's Share, supra note 95, at 21 (quoting Food Lion's expert witness, Robert Lissit, former network news producer and present Syracuse University journalism professor: "'PrimeTime' was guilty of flagrant violations of journalistic ethics by deceptively editing its hidden-camera footage.").


Robert Lissit, a ...

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Robert Lissit, a Syracuse University journalism professor and former network television producer who was hired as an expert witness by Food Lion, charges, " 'PrimeTime' was guilty of flagrant violations of journalistic ethics by deceptively editing its hidden-camera footage."(Lissit wrote AJR's March 1995 cover story on the debate over hidden cameras.)


Notable Quotables -- 2/24/1997

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Syracuse University Professor Robert Lissit : Is there anybody here who wants to equate that with macaroni salad?.-- Exchange on the February 12 ABC News Viewpoint program on Prime Time Live's deceptive Food Lion story , which employed hidden cameras to show supposedly tainted food.


Notable Quotables -- 2/24/1997

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Syracuse University Professor Robert Lissit : Is there anybody here who wants to equate that with macaroni salad?.-- Exchange on the February 12 ABC News Viewpoint program on Prime Time Live's deceptive Food Lion story , which employed hidden cameras to show supposedly tainted food.


Notable Quotables -- 2/24/1997

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Syracuse University Professor Robert Lissit: "Is there anybody here who wants to equate that with macaroni salad?" -- Exchange on the February 12 ABC News Viewpoint program on Prime Time Live's deceptive Food Lion story, which employed hidden cameras to show supposedly tainted food.

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