When The Evening News Is Obscene

I’m quite certain everyone knows by now about the terrible death of Nodar Kumaritashvili. Nodar Kumaritashvili was the 21 year old Georgian luger who crashed into a metal pole after being one of twelve Olympic athletes to have an accident while training on the worlds’ fastest course. NBC showed the accident. And then they showed it again. Although the world is entitled to know that Nodar Kumaritashvili died while taking a trial run, are we more entitled to view his death than his parents are entitled to not view it? …