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DID MEET THE PRESS BREAK D.C. GUN LAW?

December 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Meet the Press host David Gregory was reportedly being investigated by police after displaying a high-capacity ammunition magazine during Sunday’s edition of the interview show. Such magazines are banned in Washington D.C., where the program originates. During an interview on the program with Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the National Rifle Association, Gregory held up […]

NEWTOWN SHOOTINGS SPUR RE-EXAMINATION OF FAKE VIOLENCE

December 20, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Even before we record our first memories, we are entertained by images of violence. (“When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all.”) And few have ever challenged the Bible’s account, taught to a large majority of American children, of God killing off all the first-born children of […]

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.” […]