The 2.4 second news cycle (2011)

I turned the news on last night to see the ongoing coverage of the Arizona shootings yesterday. In case you've been under a rock, a 22-year old opened fire outside a supermarket where Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was hosting an event. From the reports I watched and read, there were about three dozen people in attendance when Jared Lee Loughner opened fire and killed 6 people before he was tackled by two individuals (Link to a CNN article here.) An incredibly tragic event conducted...