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As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts

 
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12/15/2012 03:40 PM

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As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts
The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged journalists' ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their presence on the scene.

Pressed with the awful urgency of the story, television, along with other media, fell prey to reporting "facts" that were often in conflict or wrong.

How many people were killed? Which Lanza brother was the shooter: Adam or Ryan? Was their mother, who was among the slain, a teacher at the school?

Like the rest of the news media, television outlets were faced with intense competitive pressures and an audience ravenous for details in an age when the best-available information was seldom as reliable as the networks' high-tech delivery systems.

Here was the normal gestation of an unfolding story. But with wall-to-wall cable coverage and second-by-second Twitter postings, the process of updating and correcting it was visible to every onlooker. And as facts were gathered by authorities, then shared with reporters (often on background), a seemingly higher-than-usual number of points failed to pan out:
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12/15/2012 03:43 PM

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Re: As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts
MSM = idiot
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12/15/2012 03:46 PM

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Re: As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts
When your story falls apart blame the messenger that sent it?
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12/15/2012 03:50 PM

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Re: As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts
When your story falls apart blame the messenger that sent it?
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so true
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