"That's true, but it's not our fault. We just did our job to report," [...]
Too bad, Jake. Most people now beg to differ.
The days of Media self-adulation as "heroes" of the "people's" right to information are over. Regardless of any "debate" around whether the death of eight Chinese foreign tourists is Media's fault or not is no longer relevant.
Public perception is the judge and jury today.
It is ironic that an industry that derived its power from a monopolistic control over public perception now finds itself stared down by the very perception it once played a key role in whipping up at its convenience.