Man Dies At Lollapalooza; NBC-TV Chicago Rates Story With A Poll

NBC-TV, CHICAGO posted a poll on how a man’s death at Lollapalooza made readers feel;  The choices were:

  1. Sad
  2. BoredLollapalooza Death
  3. Thrilled
  4. Intrigued
  5. Bored
  6. Furious

According to NBC-TV, Channel 5:

A 39-year-old man suffered a heart attack at Lollapalooza and died,Chicago police say.

He was taken to Northwestern by a Chicago Fire Departmentambulance at about 1pm, department spokesman Kevin MacGregorsaid, according to the Trib.

The man was initially attended to by private paramedics at the scene. It was the department’s first and only ambulance call from Grant Park all day.

While the Cook County medical examiner’s office has not been notified of any deaths related to the festival, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Kevin Kilmer say the man died about 2:30pm. Police are investigating.

So, how does it make YOU feel? Me? I am FURIOUS. Not only was the poll callous, but stupid. NBC TV Channel 5…Good Job at making the sad news that much worse. I certainly hope that the man’s family does not have to read your site.

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Filed under Morality, Morals, Self-Regulation, Social Responisibility, State of The Industry, State of the Nation, Stupidity, Truth, Uncategorized

2 responses to “Man Dies At Lollapalooza; NBC-TV Chicago Rates Story With A Poll

  1. John

    I sent that news story link to a friend, and he had the exact same reaction. That plus the strange graphic of the ambulance. So stupid.

    • jlouis0312

      John,

      No doubt! NBC is trying to be hip and new…totally understandable. It seems that in becoming hip, they forgot common sense and compassion.

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