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#428810 - 03/23/13 10:17 AM NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25
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Edited by Suwanee (02/26/16 10:54 AM)
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#428812 - 03/23/13 10:24 AM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: Suwanee]
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Ratings, I suppose.

I'm triggered like hell just thinking about it. I was away from MS for years, had everything tucked away until November 2011 when this Penn State bullshit dragged me back.

I learned that previously, when there had been abuse-related news stories, I would always switch the TV channel to ESPN to get away from it. I learned this because when the Sandusky story hit, obviously ESPN was no safe zone any more.

That said, Jerry Sandusky is also an idiot who can't keep his mouth shut. So maybe he will accidentally incriminate other people.

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#428814 - 03/23/13 10:28 AM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: Suwanee]
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The ratings grab respects little in the way of class or decorum. Not much new here, unfortunately (didn't 60 Minutes interview Charles Manson?) Maybe someone from MS should contact NBC about submitting a response.
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#428820 - 03/23/13 11:53 AM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: Chase Eric]
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#428833 - 03/23/13 01:48 PM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: Suwanee]
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This doesn't surprise me after the media's handling of the Steubenville case, where the two rapists were the ones presented as unfortunate victims of their own "poor decision-making" and the real victim was tossed to the side or even vilified in some printings. This is rape culture.
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#428855 - 03/23/13 07:15 PM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: Suwanee]
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If I may, at least in regards to more mindful viewers, the interview and Steubenville help shed light on society's inability to deal with and voracious denial of the need to confront sex abuse in all forms. Yes, now there is a large push for a ratings bump. But every time those bastards get a few minutes of air time, people who wouldn't necessarily talk about sex abuse do. As a result, the dialogue itself becomes more approachable, which will not only inform people, but more importantly WILL save boys, girls, men, and women. Hell, some people who thought that sleeping with a drunk friend who could not consent may begin to rethink their behavior. So to hell with Sandusky and may he burn there in torturous agony. But let the dialogue about these monsters save more people than they hurt.
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#428856 - 03/23/13 07:40 PM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: DRA]
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Point taken.


Let's hope so.

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#428874 - 03/23/13 10:11 PM Re: NBC to air Sandusky interview on Monday 3-25 [Re: Suwanee]
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This thread is similar to one I posted almost simultaneously:
http://www.malesurvivor.org/board/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=428696#Post428696

I gave a heads up to MS admin in hopes they'd contact the "Today" producers for the survivors' POV.

@Eric...to contact NBC's people, I used this this link:
http://www.today.com/id/29041920/ns/today/t/email-today/


@cant...same boat here, the conviction was my last straw and here I am. I go for Turner Classic Movies.

(between concussions and sexual abuse perhaps we should just outlaw football?) smirk

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