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Re: your opinion on an ethical issue

<<On Wed, 9 Jan 2002 16:58:48 -0500, "Dan Billings" <dib9@gwi.net> said:

> My question is: Why is this case getting so much publicity from the national
> media?

Probably because there is no other currently-running court case to
sensationalize.  You will note that the cable channels are asking for
their cameras to be allowed in the courtroom during the upcoming
terrorism trial, which regardless of the outcome is certain to be the
*next* ``trial of the century''.  (Federal courts historically have
prohibited cameras.)  There's 168 hours a week that need filling, and
a trial is about the cheapest thing in the world to televise.