On this first anniversary of the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., there will be plenty of retrospective coverage in the news media. But much of it will be devoid of a certain element.
Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute EXPLAINS:
According to The Washington Post, a long list of respected journalism organizations including ABC News, CNN, CBS News, Fox News, NBC News, NPR, The New York Times, USA Today and the Post itself say they plan to stay away from Newtown, Conn., Saturday, the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. WFSB-TV in ...