Friday, April 20, 2007
Unlike the major networks in the US, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation decided not to air the material that Virginia Tech shooter Cho Seung-Hui sent to NBC, and it has defended itself since. Read about its decision in a Toronto Globe and Mail story here. NBC continues to react to criticism of its decision, arguing the news value of the material; read a New York Times story here. Meanwhile, YouTube has become a center for information and reaction to the massacre. Read more, again from a Canadian perspective, here.