Young woman found dead in Dhaka flat: Media ethics questioned | The Daily Star
09:23 PM, April 28, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:42 PM, April 29, 2021

Young woman found dead in Dhaka flat: Media ethics questioned

After the recovery of the young woman's body from a flat in Dhaka's Gulshan, social media has witnessed an uproar against media coverage. In order to sensationalise news, personal information about the deceased is being published. Along with not disclosing the accused's name, many issues regarding news coverage have also been pointed out.

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