The news media should be ashamed for what is happening in Ferguson, Mo.
Their false speculations about the DA not assisting the grand jury and not presenting possible indictments which were in fact no-billed helped inflame public opinion. The media’s reporting has been and continues to be a stoking of the fires of riot and racism.
The days of news reporting are over. CNN could not report the destruction, arson, looting and gunfire without placing blame on the governor, the National Guard, the DA, or anyone else not responsible for doing it.
Police preparations for the grand jury action were media-judged as too much, too soon, or not enough and too late.
— Ron Eddins, Trophy Club