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Subject:  Re: Boston Bombers Date:  4/21/2013  5:29 PM
Author:  desertdaveataol Number:  421124 of 479893

The over saturation of the news media on the Marathon bombing at least got the media ... Not only were more people killed in West (12 including a third of the voluntary fire department) and an equivalent number of people injured, but the physical damage was more extensive.

Everyone knows the old newspaper mantra "If it bleeds it leads."

Then TV came along and the mantra became "Film at eleven." because it took time to develop the film taken at the scene.

But now with video and remote repeaters (even satellite sometimes) the new TV mantra is "Coming to you live!"

The west Texas explosion lasted only seconds and was captured on only one far awa