With the 24/7 news and commentary cycle we now have, TV Talking Heads can scream and rant and demonize people over and over and over again both live and then on repeat airings. Add the Internet and Social Media and we have a very combustible brew.
So, it shouldn't be surprising that the coverage of some featured cases such as Casey Anthony, Amanda Knox, George Zimmerman and Jodi Arias has ignited heated emotions producing an atmosphere of menace which can even potentially impact Due Process.
Trial witness has received hate mail and
death threats in response to her testimony.
"People were filled with such
hatred for someone they didn't know."
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Media Criticism: Howard Kurtz has moved from CNN to a new Fox News show, Media Buzz, which will debut on September 8th at 11am.