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.
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, ...
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
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.
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 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 ...
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.
Others believe executions should be televised because it is a government ... The
BOP says it's out of the question and there's an important interest in "not ...