Ferguson Prosecutor: Cable News ‘Most Significant Challenge Encountered’ In Investigation

Before announcing that a grand jury had declined to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch blamed cable news and social media for civil unrest in Ferguson, MO, saying, “The most significant challenge encountered in this investigation has been the 24-hour news cycle and its insatiable appetite for something.” What do you think?

“In his defense, cable news and social media do make obvious structural racism more upsetting.”

Roxane Leone • Apartment Lease Manager


“The media will take any old racially motivated murder and blow it out of proportion.”

Warner Moore • Desk Assembler

“His comments will really help fill those next 48 hours of nonstop media coverage.”

Dan Pate • Coffee Mug Washer