“The working methods of media in real time in this type of situation were tantamount to goading someone to commit a crime.” Unconscionable. This puts even the U.S. media’s inveterate pro-jihad bias to shame. “Paris supermarket hostages who hid in freezer sue French media for broadcasting their location live during the siege,” by Simon Tomlinson, MailOnline, April 3, 2015 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):
Six hostages who hid in a supermarket freezer during January’s Islamist attacks in Paris have sued French media for broadcasting their location live during the siege.
Amedy Coulibaly stormed into the Hyper Cacher Jewish store, killing four and taking others captive before being shot dead in a hail of gunfire by French special forces.
The heavily televised events in eastern Paris came two days after Cherif and Said Kouachi shot 12 people at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Patrick Klugman, a lawyer representing the six survivors, said images broadcast from Hyper Cacher on January 9 ‘lacked the most basic precautions’ and endangered those still alive inside.
He singled out French 24-hour news channel BFMTV which revealed live on air that the group – including a three-year-old child and a one-month-old baby – was hiding in the freezer.
They had been taken to the cold room by one of the supermarket’s employees.
‘The working methods of media in real time in this type of situation were tantamount to goading someone to commit a crime,’ Mr Klugman told AFP Thursday, roundly criticising coverage by other outlets of the movements by security forces during the standoff….