Interview Requests In The New Media World

(AP/Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)
"Please let us exploit your grief. ASAP THANKS!"

--An anonymous commenter on the Livejournal page of Virginia Tech student Bryce, as noted by Michael Agger in Slate. The anonymous poster's comment was a sarcastic response to a comment posted to the page by a CBC Newsworld journalist. It read: "We are looking for witnesses right now for live phone interviews. Please call me 403-521-6038 ASAP THANKS!"