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Old 04-19-2007, 06:12 AM   #1
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Screw NBC

I'm not watching this crap. Yeah, "We agonized over whether we were going to make this piece of sh*t a psycho folk hero...........then we went ahead and did it............." They gave this garbage EXACTLY what he wanted. Open the gates guys. Want to die infamous? Want to have your face ,name, and agenda told to the world? Send it to NBC. AS*HO*ES!!!!! I just shut "today" off, and may NEVER watch NBC news again........ They should've just given it to the FBI and left it at that. I can hear it now......"NBC News, The #1 choice of Mass Murderers." Be proud nbc. Be proud.

ps. Oh yeah. These are the same editorial boards who refuse to show 911 footage, because it incites hatred and emotion. (And support for the current military actions.)I think we should begin and end EVERY newscast with the images of people jumping to their deaths from that tower.
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Old 04-19-2007, 07:05 AM   #2
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I completely agree with you.

I am not watching it.

Once again sensationalizing the "news" and ratings are more important than being responsible for the added pain and sadness this causes to the families and friends who are already going through a horrific tragedy. Can you imagine seeing the killers face and hearing the words over and over again if this was your daughter or son ??

This is not good journalism.

If the families individually want to see the tapes then that is their privilege and right however it is not in the best interests of everyone else.

IMHO
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Old 04-19-2007, 09:00 AM   #3
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Well, this is twice in one week, scary, but I have to agree 100% again with you Woody.

The news media cares nothing about the victims or the families of the victims, or the other students and faculty who survived this slaughter. They only care about sensationalizing it so that "we" care about it and will watch their broadcast and hence increase viewership and hence make them more money.

Last week the public had the scarred Rutgers girls basketball team and Imus's blood on their hands, this week it's VT, does anybody really believe that if Imus would have happened this week he would have been fired...I doubt it.

I wonder what "the next big thing" will be that the media will decide we should be interested in, and know every last gory detail about no matter at whose expense?
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Old 04-19-2007, 09:08 AM   #4
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And not for nothin', but it was less than a few hours before the anti-gun folks were on the air apoligizing that they couldn't do more to stop this...like it was your fault it happened if you didn't support their cause.

I can not even begin to imagine what those poor victems familys are going through. I hope and pray that their grieving has kept them away from the television and those on it with their own agendas !!
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Old 04-19-2007, 09:11 AM   #5
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WTF

Hey, ALL of the channels are doing the same thing. It's not only NBC. FOX, CNN ALL of them can't seem to get enough of that Bastard. Exactly what he wanted.
I just kicked the front out of one of my TV's. Cut my damn foot on the glass and now I am hobbling to the smoker to throw more wood on.

I'm done with all of them sum beaches!!!!!

Smoke On!!!!!
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Old 04-19-2007, 09:58 AM   #6
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"The news media...." you're right KA, it's all of them and one is no better or no worse than the other.

Copy of e-mail I sent to NBC News this morning.

Brian Williams and NBC News,

Your new slogan should be, "NBC News, the #1 choice of mass murderers."

I won't argue the point if the package and contents were news, by any Journalism 101 definition, yes it was news. The manner and form that the news is reported, however, is up to you.

If you had any feelings, or if you cared at all for the victims, the families of the victims, or the survivors of the tragedy at Virginia Tech, you would have simply reported, that you had received the package, contacted the FBI, reviewed it's contents and, yes, even verbally reported what the contents were, i.e. video's, written manifesto, etc., but in the interest of the victims, and their families we have decided not to give this alleged mass murderer the public forum he wants to spew his hatred.

NBC News is not the only media outlet to blame here, but you were the first, something I'm sure you're proud of and celebrate behind closed doors. They are all to blame for broadcasting this filth and for making the parents of the victims and the surviving victims, see what was probably the last image their son or daughter saw. The murderer pointing a weapon at them.

Mr. Williams, if you lost your son or daughter at VT, would you want to see the murderer pointing a gun at a camera so you would know what your child seen just before they died.

Your network was the first to broadcast this "call to arms for the oppressed", now do the right thing and apologize to the victim's families, the survivor's, the VT "family" and the rest of us for your mistake of giving a forum to a mass murderer and assure us that your network will never again be this insensitive.

Yeah, I didn't think so.

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Old 04-19-2007, 10:05 AM   #7
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Look at the front page of your morning paper. Those photo's, supplied by nbc, of the fecal matter pointing the guns at the camera and looking defiantly into the lens with a smirk. Tell me he is not thinking " Yeah, that's right Mr. and Mrs. Rich Mommy and Daddy. This is the last thing your baby girl saw right before I killed her." NBC played right into this a-hole's plan. That's OK . They had an "obligation" to do this (to their shareholders.) That tape should've been turned over to the FBI and NOT ONE IMAGE OR RANT should've been aired. I'm DONE with nbc news. brian williams has always been a dickhead anyway.
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Old 04-19-2007, 10:52 AM   #8
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That's 3 times.
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Old 04-19-2007, 10:59 AM   #9
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On my way home from work yesterday I heard on the radio about this supposed package that was sent to NBC and that they had turned it over to the authorities and were to be commended for doing so. Flip on the TV around 6PM and theres this maniac plastered all over the airwaves. Did the authorities involved give it back to NBC or did they make copies for the 6 o'clock news? This compassionless piece of a person chose to do everything he did and even within his own death he succeeded thanks to NBC.

VT and its families are in my prayers, as well as the family of this maniacal murderer. Surely they are going through a living hell, right along with their deceased sons stroll with the devil.
And that's another thing, why hasn't the media been all over "his" family like they are the victim's families, somebody raised this jerk-off, where is there in-depth reporting on the killer's family and here how he was abused as a child and can we really blame him after suffering through the poverty of South Korea, the strictest of discipline as a youngster, the physical and yes, even maybe the sexual abuse he endured. OH, just wait ladies and gentlemen, wait until after some of the funerals, just give the media time, they'll have some of this country feeling sorry for the little ba$tard.
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Old 04-19-2007, 12:09 PM   #10
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Does the media have moderators?

I request the whole thing be locked!....LOL

Seriously though...enough is enough already. I can never see the point of disecting a horrible travesty.

Wasn't it BAD ENOUGH when it happened?

Personally, I don't think the P.O.S. deserves airtime on the media......I am tired of seeing his face....not to mention the tatsteless media playing those stupid tapes of him over and over.......


Media......LOCK YOUR THREAD!
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