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  •  Worse: The media knows this already (5+ / 0-)

    They can't even follow their own lessons learned from the Aurora tragedy.  They recognized that they starting naming the purported killer too soon which led to harassment of similarly-named people with no connection.

    And they did it again yesterday.

    When they irresponsibly sensationalize a crime, they become complicit in subsequent crimes.  In our own area, several students have been arrested (thank god) who wanted to repeat the Columbine tragedy.  

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