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O. J. Case Offers Much Food For Thought

July 8, 1994



I heartily cheer your objective and sane coverage of the O. J. Simpson affair. In England the media are not allowed at the crime scene and are prevented from discussing details of the case until such time as it is practicable and safe. Let me recommend a similar leash on our media with regard to crime, fair trial, and punishment.

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I would not consider this a violation of human rights, because of the potential benefits. (I'd like to see members of the media who feel as I do apply self-discipline to such situations.) Unchecked speculation and irresponsible and dangerous acts resulting from morbid curiosity are not my idea of human rights. John Meyer, San Pedro, Calif.

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