Should There Be Laws to Limit the Paparazzi
As we are living in electronic era, people love to keep in touch with families, friends by using facebook, instagram, twitter, whatsapp and so on, Molly Goodson, a senior editor at PopSugar described the world has became photo agency now. Paparazzi are generally described as an unacceptable annoyance by celebrities or public figures. Yet, due to readers’ curiosity, candid photos from famous celebrities worth million dollars, which stimulates people aim at ‘fast money’. There are tones of examples illustrate paparazzi stalking celebrities and even put them in danger. I have chosen Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus as example for further discussion. Britney Spears, one of the favorite targets of paparazzi, has been suffering mental problems in 2008. Since she is famous, paparazzi always bother her. Whenever she goes, there are paparazzi asking questions and taking photos of her in an annoying way, which exert great pressure on Britney. She was once found crying outside her house as paparazzi did not leave alone and questioned her non- stop. Many newspapers, magazines and television programmes make money by reporting on the private lives of public figures such as politicians, sports personalities and entertainers. While the media's right to freedom of expression should be defended, the media should not intrude into people's private affairs. As well as being a source of information, the media need to be aware of people's sensitivity and feeling. How would you like it if every minute of your day was being stalked by a complete stranger? Celebrities often have to undergo this type of predicament on a daily and sometimes hourly basis. The paparazzi will do almost anything to try and capture that one single picture that can potentially bring them millions of dollars. What these paparazzi do not realize is that they are disrespectful with the emotions of the celebrity, the job is dangerous and risks the lives of the celebrity...
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