I will on Sean Hannity’s program Monday night, and Ed Morrissey will be sitting in for me on my show.
Murderers of this sort should never be named, their stories not told, and the victims left an enoprmous space. Children should never ever be interviewed, even with the consent of their shocked parents. The MSM’s role here? Tasteless, endless voyeurism of grief and sorrow, without any introspection, not even a whisper of complicity.
As the column notes, Meet the Press Executive Producer Betsy Fisher MArtin tweeted out this AM:
BTW, we reached out to ALL 31 pro-gun rights Sens in the new Congress to invite them to share their views on
@meetthepress – NO takers.
What preening. They ought to reply that they will comeon when NBC roundtables the media’s role in glamorizing massacres generally and NBC’s execrable decision to air the VA Tech killer tapes specifically.
The problem is not just with NBC of course, but with every exploitive “personality” hanging around Newtown now. Go home and let them weep and grieve.