Everyday people complain about the society in which we live. A society that sizes up and pressures males and females to be someone else or what society conceives as “perfect.” This idea is glorified in the case that focuses on body image. Although the expectation for a journalist’s sensibility doesn’t fall under the category of “body image,” it is closely related in the sense that it is a far-fetched, impractical perception that humans seem to think they have to fulfill.
If Song was a family friend, an acquaintance, a police officer, teacher, anything but herself, this beautiful and heartwarming eulogy wouldn’t be frowned upon by journalists who follow and take pride in the journalism ethics codes. But Song was not an ordinary person who knew the victims personally. Song was a reporter. A reporter emotionally and physically attached to this story.