Park Dietz on the Media and Magnotta
The horrible story of Jun Lin's killing allegedly at the hands of Luka Magnotta continued to dominate headlines this week. Images and videos of Magnotta's online presence and reality TV auditions were ubiquitous.
Dr. Park Dietz has given a lot of thought to crime, media and the feedback loop between the two. He is a criminologist and forensic psychiatrist who testified in the trials of Jeffrey Dahmer, John Hinckley Jr. and the Unabomber.
He speaks to Brent about the media's coverage of sensational crimes.