A local TV station’s coverage of the Connecticut school massacre, the HBO drama “Girls,” and a public-service campaign about Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts’ medical battle were among 39 Peabody Award winners announced Wednesday.
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A film director is traveling to Connecticut to prepare for a made-for-TV movie related to the deadly Newtown elementary school shooting. Jonathan Bucari told News 12 Connecticut he planned to visit Ridgefield on Monday. Ridgefield is 20 miles southwest of Newtown, where a gunman fatally shot his mother before killing 20 […]
MSNBC invited viewers Wednesday to draw their own conclusions about whether the parent of a Connecticut school shooting victim was heckled at a legislative hearing but didn’t address criticism that it aired a deceptively edited video of the event.
The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged television journalists’ ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their presence on the scene.