Skip to comments.Shephard Smith "Grandstanding" in New Orleans, showing dead bodies on Fox News.
Posted on 09/01/2005 12:09:47 PM PDT by W04Man
Shep showed a dead body along the freeway. How low can you go to grandstand? Things are bad in N.O., but he didn't have to show it.
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How do you mean? If the city is indeed strewn with corpses, the reality of the situation needs to be shown.
But, I though Shep said NO doged a huge bullet and it was fine?
He's always reminded me of the William Atherton reporter character from Die Hard.
I hate Shep, but the news is the news.
I kind of disagree with you. The shot was from a bit of a remove, and it wasn't gory or identifiable. The reality is, there are dead bodies in the road down in N.O.
God have mercy on those people down there.
shep was losing it last night...hopeless, hopeless, hopeless. Its "disaster porn"
Shep ALWAYS makes me sick, but hiding the truth from the people does them no good.
America should know what is happening down there, so that those most responsible will be held accountable and that the citizentry will remember NEXT time and get the Hell out when a hit is predicted.
Agreed on both points.
I disagree. I think those of us not in that area NEED to see some bodies. Perhaps we'd take it seriously. Most folks are whining about the price of gas and annoyed that their favorite junk is being overridden by news about New Orleans.
The seriousness of this disaster and what is happening is not getting through to folks around the country.
I think seeing swollen bodies on the streets of New Orleans may be just the thing that SHOULD be on television right now.
It's real. A lot of what's on the cable news channels right now is old footage taken days ago.
Reality therapy for the nation.
They, really, really, really, need to replace that guy. He should either be a televangelist or an infomercial personality....
I didn't see the report, but I have seen others here complain that the media had been whitewashing the situation there.
I guess what's real is real.
I bet you would be one of the people who bitches this Sept. 11 if they don't show a replay of the jumpers.
A little old lady was nursing a near dead child when low and behold Shep showed up with the camera with leading questions that led no one.
He personally is a scum sucker thats trying to get the best show possible, but the people who see this and react are different. And that seemed to be important during the Tsunami disaster.
Rick Levinthal is a much better reporter and he might actually be helpfull.
He seems to be assigning blame to the wrong places...it belongs in the LA Gov & NOLA Mayors' offices.
I agree completely.
Why do we demand sanitized news ?
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