The relationship between the public and the media has never been more fraught.
It may be inside a protest rally, or in front of a deadly shooting.
Modern journalism is a very different culture to the tabloid/broadsheet/Hearst/ New York Times mix of the past.
Even the founder of the citizen journalist site “Allvoices” appears to want to forget what had seemed, at least for awhile, as a noble attempt to empower the analog world.
Doing any kind of journalism has a built-in risk of cattiness from one or multiple directions.