Nets mobilize after rampage

Learmonth, Michael
April 2007
Daily Variety;4/17/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 11, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. television networks sent their anchors, correspondents and producers to Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007 where a gunman launched a shooting rampage that left 33 people dead and at least 26 wounded. Among television personalities who covered the tragedy were Katie Couric of CBS, Brian Williams of NBC and John Roberts of CNN. Coverage of the shootings dominated cable news throughout the day and the networks' evening news programs.


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