Journalism and The Kobe Bryant Story

Journalists weigh-in on reporting the death of Kobe Bryant

The questions about TMZ and the reporting of the Kobe Bryant story continue.  The news organization was the first to report the death of the basketball icon… before his family was notified.  We take a closer look at that, the other stories that have come out of this tragedy and the job journalists do.


Jennifer Thomas, Associate Professor, Howard University Department of Media, Journalism and Film

Keith Harriston, Former Editor, The Washington Post

Jonathan Make, Past President, Society of Professional Journalists, DC Pro Chapter