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Old 09-10-2012, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Somewhere flat in Mississippi
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These are a few reasons I don't watch Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell:

1. They concentrate their coverage on missing white females, ignoring males and non-whites.

2. They ignore cases where law enforcement railroads innocent people.

3. They trivialize crimes (e.g. coverage of missing Haleigh Cummings in Florida a few years ago degenerated into farce as attention shifted to antics of "white trash relatives").

Anyone agree with me?
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Old 09-10-2012, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Swiftwater, PA
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I don't like being lead. I like reporting – I like to make up my own mind. They both thrive on sensationalism. I have not watched them for years.


I used to like the old Court TV days – where we saw more of the trial and less of the host.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:25 AM
 
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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They both scream at the audience. Nancy Grace is especially abrasive. If I hear here shreek "Unleash the lawyers!" one one time I might be ill.

I have watched the show when there is a topic that interests me, in spite of the sensationalism and abrasive behavior.

The men in my home really can't stand her voice.
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Old 09-11-2012, 04:56 AM
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I was gonna say she's like Nancy Grace's younger twin, but Sheena said it for me!
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Old 09-11-2012, 08:42 AM
 
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I used to watch them both, until...I realized they are not about evidence, or truth. They want a public flogging, for anyone they deem "guilty". Watching them, makes me appreciate our law system, as flawed as it is, at least, we are no longer in the "Salem Witch" hunting trials.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Chambersburg PA
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They care nothing for the truth, it's all about being sensational
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Old 09-11-2012, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Texas
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The men in my home really can't stand her voice.


I can say as a man, if I had to listen to that voice every morning just go ahead and lock me up!

Because I'd find some way to silence it. Thank goodness as it is now I can change the channel.
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Old 09-12-2012, 11:31 AM
 
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These are a few reasons I don't watch Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell:

1. They concentrate their coverage on missing white females, ignoring males and non-whites.

2. They ignore cases where law enforcement railroads innocent people.

3. They trivialize crimes (e.g. coverage of missing Haleigh Cummings in Florida a few years ago degenerated into farce as attention shifted to antics of "white trash relatives").

Anyone agree with me?
I agree with most of what you say, but they do also focus on non white children who are missing.

Regarding Haleigh Cummings, her family gave new meaning to redneck white trash, her real mother lives with and is engaged to her own stepbrother, her step- mother was a 17yr old knocked up drug addict.

Her father had an arrest record as long as your arm.

Little Haliegh didn't have much of a chance in life and that has been proven.
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Old 09-12-2012, 09:48 PM
 
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i totally agree, and i am a white female. nancy grace is a flaming pain in the azz. this is what passes for reportage now. where the hell is the BBC? when i want to really know what is going on, i have to go to the limeys.
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Old 09-13-2012, 07:35 AM
 
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These are a few reasons I don't watch Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell:

1. They concentrate their coverage on missing white females, ignoring males and non-whites.

2. They ignore cases where law enforcement railroads innocent people.

3. They trivialize crimes (e.g. coverage of missing Haleigh Cummings in Florida a few years ago degenerated into farce as attention shifted to antics of "white trash relatives").

Anyone agree with me?
On some points yes, but you are forgetting that they are predominantly just ratings wh*res. So they go after what is salacious and publically acceptable to launch a witch-hunt over.

1) As noted in this thread, a lot of these cases feature families that are just scum. Could you imagine if Casey Anthony had been black? A white Nancy Grace cannot publically trash someone like that and not face a backlash.

2) She has HELPED to publically try to railroad people (Duke Lacrosse team anyone?) so she sure as heck isn't going to be their protector. Note: When the Duke Lacrosse case utterly fell apart she took a few days off and came back as if it never happened. This is why I despise her.

I frankly cannot stand to hear her abrasive screeching.
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