CNN Steubenville Coverage Did More Good Than Harm

Wendy Murphy writes for Women’s ENews: “Among other things, a sympathetic tone from a few reporters after the verdict and punishment had been imposed had no chance of affecting the court’s rulings, unlike the gushing coverage from virtually every network during Kobe Bryant’s rape case, which did affect the judicial process to the detriment of the victim in that case, and women as a class. Those proceedings deserved tons of petitions from women’s rights groups, but got none.