Results tagged with 'shootings'
Published Dec. 20, 2012
The word "crazy" gets tossed around pretty much after something like the horrible shootings in Connecticut happens. You hear it all the time. "The guy must have been crazy" or "It must have been a crazy man who did it." I'm not entirely sure what "crazy" means, but I can guarantee you that the guy who committed this act is not the only crazy guy attached to this incident. As a matter of fact, we've got some politicians who are suggesting things that might be crazy, right here in Wisconsin.
Published Dec. 18, 2012
It's not a perfect system, but TV outlets have for decades looked to Nielsen to provide a reasonable measure of who is watching what and when. Now, Nielsen is teaming up with Twitter to provide a new ratings system.
Published Oct. 23, 2012
When hearing about a mass shooting, it's always difficult news to take. Our local - and to some extent national - media plays a dual role when acts of violence hit a community.
Published Oct. 22, 2012
The news is sadly familiar. This from a report a few days ago: "A gunman opened fire in a central Florida beauty salon Thursday, killing three women and wounding a fourth before killing himself at a nearby home, police said. The shooting appeared to be part of a domestic dispute." Three days later, a nearly identical story played out in Brookfield and we watched. But why do we watch?