A Guide Through the Legal Jungle Trivia Question
Suzy Snooper is a reporter for Channel 41 News in Los Angeles. She has heard rumors that a famous English soccer star recently moved to California with his pop star wife. Suzy wants Channel 41 to be the first news station to capture footage of the couple in America. Which of the following strategies for getting “the scoop” is most likely to cause Suzy (and her bosses) legal troubles?
A. Hiding in a tree across the street from the couple’s home and snapping some photos with a zoom lens
B. Waiting outside the nightclub frequented by the couple in an attempt to interview the soccer player as he exits
C. Using a tiny but supersensitive microphone to record a hushed conversation between the couple as they wait in line at the supermarket
D. Calling the soccer player at home and asking personal questions under the pretense of a public opinion poll