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Author Topic: Are the viewers and TV companies responsible who are engaged in.....  (Read 992 times)

Offline antonymous

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.... minute by minute coverage of the Oscar Pistorious trial in S Africa the same section of the population who rubberneck motorway pile ups!
I've a hunch they are. :'(

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Yes and yes...the gory grisly side of humans never fails to amaze me.

Remember the OJ Simpson trial?

It was easy to be fascinated by the workings of the US legal system in action...but it was the gore that got the ratings.

I think it is called morbid prurience.

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