The News Media Will Kill Your Children for Money and Power

Posted: February 21, 2019 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

SlowFacts

David Hogg was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He has ridden to notoriety on that affiliation.. and on Michael Bloomberg’s money. Recently, Hogg condemned USA Today for turning the Parkland high school murderer into a celebrity. Hogg is wrong about gun control, but he is right about the news media. I’d say that Hogg didn’t go far enough in condemning the media’s role in getting our kids killed. Let’s take a step back and walk the stepping stones of celebrity violence.

Since its inception in 1980, CNN was one of the first 27-7 cable news outlets. Fox News came years later in 1996. Both networks had to fill the airwaves with compelling programming. That news environment was a sharp contrast from the measured comments of the Walter Cronkite era. Today, the news can tell us the truth or it can lie to us, but…

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