Dan Rather: Journalists are failing us on gun violence


I have been thinking of the news out of Virginia and the horrific death of the two young WDBJ7 journalists. We now know what appears to be more details and these deaths seem to fall into the long list of workplace shootings embroiled in personal affairs. The fact that both victims and the alleged gunman were all journalists and the graphic nature of the video of the shooting will undoubtedly make this a story that will dominate the news cycle

In the wall-to-wall coverage, we will learn a lot about the individuals involved and the events that led up to Wednesday morning’s tragedy. The cable networks will bring out the requisite talking heads on gun violence who they undoubtedly have on speed dial by now. …

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