Before we learned the “truth” about Balloon Boy and the Heene’s, back when we were all naive, I was one of the people that had a bit of a different perspective on the balloon boy drama.

CNN and the like kind of caught a break on this story, one in fact that I wonder if they did actually learn something from; the fact that this wound up all being the Dad’s fault though shouldn’t diminish the fact that the pressure that the media puts on “normal” people during times of great stress borders on the monstrous. My Helium article on balloon boy and the media…



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