Did the Media Drop the Ball in Coverage of Ohio Rape Case?

Posted: March 23, 2013 in Did the Media Drop the Ball in Coverage of Ohio Rape Case?
Fair & Balanced graphic used in 2005

Fair & Balanced graphic used in 2005 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Did the media fail in their responsibilities to provide balanced and ethical coverage of the Ohio rape case in which two 16-year-old  members of the Steubenville High School football team were charged with raping a 16-year-old fellow student last August?
 
Many people are answering a resounding, “YES.” 
 
For example, FOX News, CNN and MSNBC revealed the victim’s name on the air and reported Internet threats against the victim. 

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