Friday, January 10, 2003
The public watches in horror as reporters are dispatched in battalions in pursuit of the bereaved. The public is transfixed by the images, but uneasy, wondering 'Should we be eavesdropping on another's sorrow?' Covering tragedy is never a pleasant job and the reporters that do it are often chastised for callousness. Brooke reports on the relationship between those who suffer tragedy and those who cover it.