Media coverage of the Virginia TV tragedy

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The story of the Virginia journalist and photojournalist shot and killed on live television, is obviously hitting very close to home for all of us here at WDTN, and at TV stations across the country. Wes Baker, Professor of Communications at Cedarville University spoke about the challenges, emotionally and ethically, of covering the tragedy. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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