Absent a grand jury decision from Ferguson but voracious for content, some members of the media (myself included, full disclosure) are resorting to reporting on the media’s favorite topic: itself.
KMOV investigative reporter Chris Nagus noted that reporters outnumbered protestors, at least earlier today:
Fox News is out with a piece titled “Bias Bash: Media need to readjust Ferguson coverage.”
Caleb Bonham, editor in chief of Campus Reform, testily tweeted, “The media seems to be praying for protests in #Ferguson tonight. It’s disgusting. #PrayForPeace.”
Meanwhile St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Nicholas J.C. Pistor observed: “Everyone is tweeting and driving in #Ferguson. Only dangerous thing I’ve seen today.”
Even former reporters can’t resist the siren call of each other.
Andy Pollard, a self-described “former award-winning newsie,” tweeted: I’ve seen 3 different times for a #Ferguson announcement. Glad I left news. I’m so tired of “Better to be first than right.” #tvnews