Howard Kurtz continues to follow the press coverage of the beltway sniper. The coverage of these crimes illustrates the damage to journalism caused by TV’s voracious 24-hour news cycle. Last night on CNN I watched a series of interviews with reporters on the scene about their impressions of the events. It seems very few people find this strange any longer.
The Rhetorica Network
I offer commentary on the rhetoric of the American conversation, especially as it unfolds in documentary film, the news media, and politics. Check out my feeds on Twitter and Instagram. Also be sure to see my work at Carbon Trace Productions, a non-profit documentary film studio in Springfield, Missouri. I am a Professor of Media & Journalism at Missouri State University. I teach classes in mobile journalism and documentary filmmaking.
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