The OJ Case

I admit it: I was an OJ Simpson trial junkie. I watched the Bronco chase as it happened. I watched the afternoons of the trial after work (the 4 hour time difference to LA came in really handy.) I watched Marcia Clark explain she had child care issues when court was running late. I was…

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On Making a Muderer

So last weekend I fell down the rabbit hole that is “Making a Murderer.”  I have to say when I started I wasn’t really sure what the series was about, only that it was what “everyone” was watching and talking about. Perhaps not knowing how it would turn out was the best way to watch;…

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Tonight

I’m in a hotel in Ottawa watching CNN broadcast video from the Halifax airport where an Air France plane was diverted because of apparent threats. The world seems very small tonight. Small and uncertain.

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On the Media and Reporting

In my post yesterday I said that there were no words, but that wasn’t quite true.  I wasn’t sure I could articulate what I wanted to say. I’m still not sure I can.  I’ve been watching the video of people running in the streets of Paris scared that another attack was underway.  I can’t imagine…

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Look for the Helpers

Every year I try to watch some coverage or retrospective of the events of September 11. It’s impossible to not remember the sadness, confusion, horror and fear from that day. I’ve been watching the replay of the “Today Show” from that morning. I was at work that day had only watched “hi lights” on the news.…

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