b0rscht: I find it ironic that a reporter reported a story about how reporters are overreporting.
cman: Everyone should be required to read Drews book in high school. Not only would we the citizenry be better informed, we also would have the SuperDome for fark parties due to Drews riches
Cheron: ThrnPhl: Why is it so difficult to spell Newtown?Newton, a town outside of Boston where they start a race every year.Newtown a town in Connecticut much in the news lately
Citrate1007: The rest of us are turning on our TV's and clicking every article about it........are the media to blame or the consumers in this case?
CapeFearCadaver: This is really sad, and unfortunately, par for the course. I wish people could find some common decency within themselves.
natas6.0: When my buddy's wife died on their honeymoon in Monterey, we stayed on the porch for days to keep the misery peddlers from bothering him Hate media whores, more beheadings of newsies sits just fine with me
Jake Havechek: Challenger
Dr Dreidel: It sucks, but unless we want state-controlled media (or none at all - basically the same thing), this is how it's going to be.
Jake Havechek: I remember one day, this moron in a thread said:"how did you guys find out about the Challenger blowing up with no internet or smartphones?".yeah, kid, we used smoke signals and carrier pigeons back then.
tetsoushima: The more stories I'm hearing from friends
Ex-Texan: The day it happened, saw reporters sticking microphones in kids faces. Thought it was disgusting. Changed the channel. Parasitic scumbags. They claim 1st Amendment, and all that, but I find that unprofessional, and lacking in professionalism. Is there no Accountability? Or just ratings and advertising revenue?
incendi: Pro-tip: pass a five dollar excise tax on hot caffeinated beverages for a week after any major tragedy. If you're gonna be infested by newsmongerers, at least make it worth your while.
had98c: They have accountability to their superiors to get the news story by any means necessary. That's their job. They don't get paid to be decent.
The Muthaship: had98c: They have accountability to their superiors to get the news story by any means necessary. That's their job. They don't get paid to be decent.
kbronsito: Can't they hold a town meeting and have everyone agree that if any Newtown resident is arrested for beating up a reporter or trashing their equipment that the rest will vote to acquit during trial. They should also get some local judges to promise that they won't accept changes of venue, once the reporters figure out that the outcome of the trials has been decided. Then again... the reporters may stay in town to cover the trials. Damn it!
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