Reporters Fire Back on Twitter After Prosecutor Lays Blame on Media


Before St. Louis Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that there would be no indictment for Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, he spent a few minutes railing against the media for its role in the process leading up to Monday night’s announcement.

“The most significant challenge encountered in this investigation has been the 24-hour news cycle and its insatiable appetite for something, for anything to talk about,” he said, “following closely behind with the non-stop rumors on social media.”

Here’s how reporters responded on Twitter as he spoke:

Watch video of McCulloch’s statement below, via Fox News:

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