Monday, July 23, 2012
COURT IN THE ACT
As far as I know there has never been a photograph taken and then allowed to be disseminated, publicly, of a suspect in a court-house.
Well I thought so but:
Actually, there is an entire cable network that was build around cameras in the courtrooms and the widely disseminated visuals of suspects' and defendants' faces: Court TV." from Loren in comments.
I am used to seeing court drawings or a photo from the arrest and charge.
One wonders if this case is being made to look as if it really happened and as if its a fake.
The media try to anticipate , based on what they find in the internetosphere, what the public will accept next.
Stories of the possible fakery of the shooting of Gabby Giffords appeared and a couple of thoughts in that direction have arisen with this case.
Thus the media stands on the edge and will tend the story to greater confusion until the next time.
This process is called Normalization