I’ll be doing a summary on my week in the machine of viral media, in the meantime, here’s the piece that aired on Good Morning America this morning.
Of all of that has been written, only Jezebel really gets where I’m coming from the best.
I must say it is a very different experience being on the other end of the media lens. Everyone wants a piece of you, and they need the car crash for people to rubberneck, but the topic of the story is just hung out there for public display.
Forehead slap. To this literal minute, the Internet continues to squirm, because, yes, it’s true, people with multiple kids do have favorites and we all know it’s true but why are you making us admit it, Buzz Bishop? Is that REALLY what you mean, Buzz Bishop?
I have chased sensational stories like this in the past, and I do the interview, pass my judgment and move on failing to realize there are people and families attached the headlines. I get this is a ‘hot topic’, and admit I was flattered by the attention … at first.
More once the storm dies down.
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