Lashon Hara

Ethics and Religion Talk: When does Journalism become 'Evil Speech?'

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 10-19-2020 under OPINION

In Judaism, lashon hara, gossip (literally, evil speech), is roughly defined as any speech, true or false, which damages somebody’s reputation. In general, such speech is prohibited, unless it serves the larger purpose of protecting or saving...

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