Tracy Rowlett knows the biggest challenge his station, KTVT Channel 11, faces next week is to avoid getting too maudlin, too caught up in the emotions of remembering the terrorist attacks of September 11. Not that they won't interview or talk about people who were and are deeply affected by the day's horrors. But he worries that television media especially are susceptible to overemoting when discussing 9/11. "The greatest pitfall we fear falling into," he says, "is trite coverage of such an... More >>>
Dallas Morning News editor Bob Mong says his paper's 9/11 coverage will be more reserved than that of East Coast papers.