Mickey Kaus has some thoughts on NBC’s decision to run Cho Seung-Hui’s material:
NBC’s responsibility seems especially heavy since, as the sole recipient of Cho’s posthumous publicity kit, they had the power to keep it bottled up and deny him the reward he sought, no? That’s not usually the case–i.e., when a killer is still at large or communicates through multiple media outlets.**… P.S.: Who did more damage, Brian Williams or Don Imus? That seems like a no-brainer too.
The latter man has sort of gone down the memory hole temporarily, because of the horror of the Virginia Tech massacre followed by the debate over NBC’s decision to air its instigator