Apr
23
2013

Erin Burnett Wants a Different Kind of Terrorism Suspect

Erin Burnett Boston

CNN host Erin Burnett wonders whether it's time to come up with some new laws in the wake of the Boston bombing, since the old ones seem to give Dzhokhar Tsarnaev too many rights.

Apr
01
2009

Local TV Poaches, Sensationalizes, Community Reportage

"Co-director of Press Pass TV, a youth organization in Boston," Cara Lisa Powers (Women In Media & News, 3/31/09) is telling how, having "shot a story at the home of a community member who had a scare Friday night when shots were fired outside his childrenâ┚¬Ã¢”ž¢s bedroom," her group "sent the story to local media outlets with a press release to get our solution-oriented message as far as it would go." Gaining some pick-up in local media, Powers points out that, "all we asked was that any other news outlets that used the story let us know": So we were […]