Michael Shoels

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2006

    More Messages: Morning Mourning

    As threatened/feared, the Goodbye Katie Couric edition of the Today show turned out to be extremely Columbine-centric. During the program's first half hour, Couric's 2000 interview with Craig Scott, brother of slain Columbine student Rachel Scott, and Michael Shoels, father of murdered teen Isaiah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2006

    More Messages: Greatest Hits

    The hype surrounding the impending departure of Katie Couric from NBC's Today reached a new low this morning -- particularly for Denver-area viewers. Today's 7:30 a.m. segment led with a clip of Couric interviewing two locals who'd just lost a loved one in the 1999 Columbine High School shootings: ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    The Message


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    May 3, 2001

    A Range of Harsh Lessons

    Schoolyard slurs, an incest charge and county social services shatter a black family's Kiowa dream.

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    April 27, 2000

    Anniversary Post-Mortem

    The media's coverage of the Columbine anniversary was the journalistic equivalent of slow-pitch softball.

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    December 30, 1999

    For Heaven's Sake!

    This was the year many Coloradans decided to play God -- and I'm not happy about it.

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    September 23, 1999

    Station to Station

    Denver's two public-television stations get together, technically speaking.

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    August 19, 1999

    Back-to-School Special

    The media go on a Columbine rampage.

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    July 29, 1999