Why It's Not a Good Idea to Televise Executions ... Another argument is that of
political transparency, that people should have a right to see what is being done
The calls come from journalists seeking open access to the execution of the man
... which has fueled arguments by those who believe it should not be televised.
Jul 29, 2011 ... Voters should not have to rely on media accounts to understand what ... New
York edition with the headline: Executions Should Be Televised.
Democracy Requires an Informed Public. Whether or not you support the death
penalty, it is currently a legal form of punishment in the United States. The people
Jan 19, 2009 ... "[T]he Saddam execution should be broadcast to the USA market via ... "The most
persuasive reason I can think of not to televise executions, ...
Hangings were not macabre spectacles staged for a bloodthirsty crowd. ..... As
Americans debate whether executions should be televised, the transition from ...
May 11, 2014 ... Richard Gabriel argues that the failed execution in Oklahoma ... is not how the
death penalty is applied, but whether it should be applied at all.
Apr 17, 1991 ... It is not possible to see the gas chamber. No one from the public can visit the gas
chamber. But, as a favor to the press, a videotape would be ...
Aug 1, 2011 ... The videotape was not released to the public. Should it have been? Here's what
we write: Right now, executions are generally open only to the ...
Aug 12, 1997 ... Opponents of televised executions cite the potential impact of such an event on
children. Should ... It should not be up to the state. But the fact ...