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SHOULD TV REPORTERS HAVE INTERVIEWED KIDS AT NEWTOWN SHOOTING?

December 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

TV reporters — especially those working for the cable news networks — were being bombarded with criticism on Friday for interviewing children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. In an interview with Dylan Byers of Politico.com, Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, suggested that the coverage represented “irresponsible journalism.” […]

“IDOL” REDUCES QUALIFYING AGE

June 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Call it the latest Justin Bieber effect: American Idol has announced that it is reducing the qualifying age for contestants from 16 to 15. (The maximum age remains 28.) “A lot of young, talented people are now seeking careers and representation before they turn 16. Lowering the age limit allows us to tap into this […]