NPR logo

Media Coverage of Sniper, Help or Hindrance

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Media Coverage of Sniper, Help or Hindrance

Media Coverage of Sniper, Help or Hindrance

Media Coverage of Sniper, Help or Hindrance

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Regular commentator Michael Eric Dyson talks to Tavis about how the media have handled the Washington, D.C. area sniper attacks. Dyson says that journalists must walk a line between critically reporting the story, and interfering with the police investigation.