SHOW RESPECT for the hurting!

Culture Monk

The New Media

by Kenneth Justice

~ This morning on CNN friends of the North Carolina shooting victims were interviewed and I was moved to tears. These two young women only days ago woke up to find that their loved ones were dead; and now CNN is using them as “good footage” since they are really broken up over the deaths, and have barely begun the grieving process.

Is it too much for me to suggest we need a new policy in NEWS media; leave people alone who are grieving and hurting?

I suppose the counterargument is that these people could turn down the interview; but having grieved the deaths of loved ones before, I know from firsthand experience that you are often not thinking entirely straight in the midst of tragedy.

The NEWS Media is capitalizing off of the tears of the hurting. The NEWS media is capitalizing off of death…

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