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2007.04.17.
A view of the crowd at the candlelight vigil on the Drill Field of the Virginia Tech campus.

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Adam Roberts / The Metropolis Times (Blog)

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

"There is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre." - Kurt Vonnegut

I don't really want to write this blog. I wanted to just take a few days off and give condolences…

Media Beat (4/19/07)

By Norman Solomon

Many days after the mass killings at Virginia Tech, grisly stories about the tragedy still dominated front pages and cable television. News of carnage on a vastly larger scale -- the war in Iraq -- ebbs…

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A Reuters cameraman films students walking across the drillfield.

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Posted by Dale Peskin | April 23rd, 2007

Unaware of a shooting in a dormitory that left two people dead, Virginia Tech graduate student Jamal al Barghouti headed across campus to meet with his advisor. Nearing Norris Hall he ran into police, guns…

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Media coverage of the memorial dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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Students carrying chairs at the memorial dedication ceremony on August 19, 2007.

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Monday, April 16, 2007

Thirty-one... now 32 killed at Virginia Tech. Initial "breaking news" headlines emailed and forwarded to my BlackBerry from the New York Times, then the Washington Post and finally the Sacramento Bee reported the number dead…

By: STAFF EDITORIAL
Posted: 4/20/07

Just days after the tragic shooting at Virginia Tech, NBC made the inappropriate decision to release videos of killer Cho Seung-Hui angrily ranting about the reasoning behind his crimes.

Cho had sent a…

www.chinaview.cn 2007-04-18 16:42:35

BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao Wednesday criticized some U.S. media's irresponsible reports on the Virginia Tech shooting before finding out the truth,…

Joseph (Joe) Librescu, the son of Liviu Librescu, the teacher who protected his students at the cost of his own life in the Virgina Tech killing spree yesterday, sent a heart-felt message to all Hotnews.ro readers.
"I am professor Librescu's son…

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Though reporters roamed the campus, many were confined to the far back end of campus, in the parking lot of the convention center. CNN's two main reporters can be seen sitting at left, facing a camera. The one on the left had begun crying on air…

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An reporter pauses, thinking, while talking with a Tech student.

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Posted Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 at 1:43 AM by Justin

I hate it how, whenever we have a national tragedy, journos just eat it up. The TV stations make logos for it, and slogans like "Massacre at Virginia Tech" that become ominous jingles as the…

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2007.04.17.
Ever present media is setting up to report from the Drill Field about the candlelight vigil.

Photo courtesy of Ivan V. Morozov

Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 22:09:39 -0400
From: Virginia.Tech.news@vt.edu
To: Multiple recipients
Subject: Media and the return to school

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

TO: The students, faculty, and staff of Virginia Tech

RE: Media and the…

Charles Warner / Media Curmudgeon Blog

Television has once again gone on a rampage of gluttony over the tragic murders at Virginia Tech. However, it depends on your definition of what constitutes gluttony and what kind of TV you're talking…

By Tammesia Green

Following the massacre that occurred at Virginia Tech University on April 16, many have come to question their own safety at universities across the country. The profile of a school shooter, once narrowed to a lonely white…

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The students left and the media arrived. they were everywhere. Any piece of grass or slab of concrete was fair game.

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These warnings are posted everywhere on campus buildings to ward off the media from attending class when the students returned.

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