The media naturally fails to notice that the media itself is partly to blame for horrific acts of violence like the Connecticut school shooting. The media should be condemned for provoking this sort of violence. The Impact of Electronic Media Violence: Scientific Theory and Research List of alleged Natural Born Killers copycat crimes Can anyone doubt that the media is influential? Check this out: Media Guidelines for Reporting Suicide The media should also be condemned for glamorizing drug use. I hate to see celebrities profiting off the suffering of drug addicts.