Media has played an important role in Journalism and what it is today. What started on the radio and television has seen phenomenal changes and growth. Journalistic trends are continuously witnessing progress due to the use of internet technology. We now enjoy easier and faster access to information. 

The study focuses on analyzing the ethical concerns of mass surveillance conducted in the UK, a growing concern covered by many newspapers in the United Kingdom.

Journalists play a vital role in reporting and are expected to show objectivity in their analysis. However, in the major financial crisis in 2007, the media did not alert the people about the upcoming upheaval, even though they were aware of the event.

The paper analyses the effects that media stereotyping on public perceptions of a crime, and its negative or positive outcomes.