Celebrity Deaths Prompt Media Feeding Frenzy

Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan profiled the media’s coverage of ’s death on August 25th and the amount of coverage dedicated to the singer.

Chuck Kleinhans, a Northwestern University associate professor who teaches radio, TV and film told her, “It’s absurd that [National Public Radio] ran two short and one long feature on successive days on Aaliyah. They never paid any attention to her earlier, although she was some eight years into a very successful career.”

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One thought on “Celebrity Deaths Prompt Media Feeding Frenzy

  1. BCPL says:

    Aaliyah was beautiful and very talented young woman who left long before she should have. She had a lot of unfinished business.

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