ABC and Food Lion: Case Study

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The rise of the highly-rated non-fiction television programs has become concerned about the techniques used, the TV producer, initiated to collect pictures and information. This press ethics case focuses on a particularly controversial technique: the decision of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) to use hidden cameras and undercover producer to show to collect footage said that the Food Lion supermarket chain was re-labeling meat as for sale what could be so fresh rotten meat. It also explores the … Read more »

The rise of the highly-rated non-fiction television programs has become concerned about the techniques used, the TV producer, initiated to collect pictures and information. This press ethics case focuses on a particularly controversial technique: the decision of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) to use hidden cameras and undercover producer to show to collect footage said that the Food Lion supermarket chain was re-labeling meat as for sale what could be so fresh rotten meat. In addition, examines the motivations and sources of journalists, as well as the novel approach Food Lion used to hit back at ABC for damages for libel but not for fraud, embezzlement and breach of duty (employee) loyalty on the part of undercover journalists, employment actually achieved at Food Lion. HKS CERTIFICATE 1397.0
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Marvin Kalb,
Zachary Karahill
22 pages.
Release Date: 1 January 1997. Prod #: HKS484-PDF-ENG
ABC and Food Lion: A Case Study HBR case solution