1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!


Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef2, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Still developing. No word on deaths, etc, etc.....
  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    This summer has just been insane...
  3. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    per AP.

    9:32 AM8/24/2012
    NEW YORK (AP) — NYC police: 3 or 4 civilians wounded in shooting near Empire State Building, shooter is dead.
  4. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member


  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Well, they'll be able to pry the gun out of his warm, dead hands.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    One of the networks initially reported it as a "terrorist attack" but that headline was changed very quickly... To be fair, the headline called it that, the story did not.
  7. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    That didn't take long.
  8. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    I will never understand why some of the networks glorify that term. Every time someone gets shot, someone is saying that it's a terrorist attack.
  9. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Hard to tell for sure, but local news has 10 shot, shooter DOA, at least one victim critical. FBI on the scene.
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Yeah, it's one of those terms where if someone really decided to be a dick about it could say, "Any attack like this is one of terrorism."

    It's grossly irresponsible until more information is known.
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Because people are more likely to stop and watch if the word "terrorist" is in the headline.
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Very true, but still grossly irresponsible...
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page