To be politically correct, one is careful not to use language or behaviors that could offend any a certain set of people. Political correctness can be vitally important in journalism in order to protect their careers and the publications they work for. By ensuring a piece does not contain anything with offensive terms or discrimination, it will appeal to the masses instead of creating chaos and hatred amongst audiences. Publications want to guarantee they have the best reputation possible and the first way to create this reputation is to watch the political correctness in each and every article.
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