JonBenet Arrest: Weekend Roundup

By Brian 

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> John Ramsey‘s attorney says the “media onslaught” is “worse than it’s ever been.” The AP reports: “The intense coverage has Ramsey considering a move out of the country…”

> Broadcasting & Cable: “This case ought not to become the media’s playground again…”

> > On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, a panelist said John Mark Karr‘s admission and subsequent publicity was a version of “suicide by media…”

> After noting that the media is serving “an American public that can name the three stooges but not Supreme Court justices,” News-Leader editorial page editor Tony Messenger concludes: “It’s bad enough that we’re too quick to judge. Color me guilty, there. The larger problem is that we’re judging the wrong issues in the first place…”

> On Thursday, “ABC devoted twice as much time to Ramsey as it did to the NSA [wiretaps are illegal ruling] story. More egregiously, CBS offered seven times as much airtime to Ramsey as it did to the NSA story, while NBC devoted 15 times more airtime,” Think Progress says…

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