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Why does the media react so differently to foolishly fatal choices of some celebrities...


while remaining noticeably mum on the equally foolish fatal choices of other celebrities? I was reminded of this tendency by the differences in media reaction to the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman -by heroine use- as opposed to the death of race car driver Roger Rodas -who, witnesses say, was speeding, just before the collision that killed him and actor Paul Walker. While Hoffman's heroine use has resurrected media moralizing against the drug, we heard scant media denunciation of drag racing in the wake of the deaths of Rodas and Walker. What gives?

 

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    The Examiner-1 3 years ago

    I agree with that, 95% of "the media sucks". They would rather write about "One Rich Person who dies in a Freak Accident" than "Ten Hobos who die in Bank Robbery".

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    deecoleworld 3 years ago

    preach!!!! the media is a bunch of sociopathic flip flopping phonies .... btw NSA kiss my arse!!! lol

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    Beth Perry (bethperry) 3 years ago

    Very interesting, Lee Lee. But it does pose the question: were the car drivers recklessly addicted to high speed, or Steve Irwin recklessly addicted to dangerous thrills?


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