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CNN or Society????

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by RightHand, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    I found this on the CNN site, The story involves discovering the body of a Purdue student, missing since Jan 13, who's body was discovered in a utility closet where he had been electricuted.

    I don't know if the following sentence/link says mnore about CNN or about our society in general.

    (Watch the missing student's parents react to news of his death [​IMG]):sick:

    No, I didn't watch the video.
  2. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    I didn't click the link either..... I really don't even know how to express my distaste for that title, and I think cnn and our society share in the dishonor.

    You're right, it's sickening.
  3. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Well said Blackjack
  4. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    The things that are deemed "news-worthy" today are enough to turn my stomach.

    I don't watch the news while the younger family members are awake... there's too much junk reporting that they don't need to see/hear about.
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Any headline, written or spoken that has a question mark at the end is your basic ipecac for the mind. "Is Oprah going to diet or explode?"
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