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    "When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die." Reflecting on this statement, should we hold people in certain professions to higher standards of legal accountability and responsibility? What are the advantages and disadvantages of your position? How is your response to these questions consistent with the moral philosophy you described in the Unit 1 discussion board assignment? Explain. If it is not consistent with that philosophy, explain why your philosophy has changed.

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    Yes, we should definitely hold people in certain professions to higher standards of legal accountability and responsibility, primarily due to the fact that people in certain professions like healthcare are very sensitive in terms of the impact of their actions on people and thus, people in such professions are expected to act in a much more responsible manner than other professions.

    It is to be clearly understood that mistakes made by people in professions like media can be corrected to a great extent by actions, such as mistake made by reporter ...

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    "When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die."

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