Archives for July 5, 2011

The Casey Anthony Trial

News of the Casey Anthony trial has been hard to avoid.  Every major news outlet has devoted space to it.The BBC World News Service ran an article just moments following the verdict in an effort to account for the reasons this trial had received so much attention.  In summary, here are the reasons offered by Washington correspondent Tom Geoghegan:One, given the elements of the story it was too big to ignore.Two, the story had “’cultural equity.’”  Once the media decided to cover it there wa … [Read more...]