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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion: Error and Terror Are Two Different Things

May 11, 2013 by


By Jessica Zuckerman ~ On April 17, a West Texas fertilizer plant exploded, leaving 14 dead and approximately 200 injured. Investigators continue to look into exactly what caused the explosion that left an estimated $100 million in damages in its wake. Yet, while investigators are still looking to determine if the blast was due to […]

Adam Carolla: Was Boston A Bigger Story Than The Deadlier Explosion In West, Texas?

April 22, 2013 by


By Tim Graham ~ On his podcast Friday, as the networks were going wall-to-wall with live coverage of Boston, comedian and pundit Adam Carolla questioned whether Boston coverage was excessive. Matt Wilstein at Mediaite transcribed the conversation, which should be a journalism-school topic in the weeks to come. “Boston is three people dead, and quite […]