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Word's Can be Weapons of Fatality... Words killed MJJ

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Rev Dr Catherine M Gross

Rev Dr Catherine M Gross


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From bullying to the tabloid industry- words, when used as weapons can destroy lives. The tabloid industry hunted and hounded Michael Jackson for decades. We will examine the impact of words when used violently and in bullying- from the playground to the tabloids.

Our guest, Rev. Kaufmann from Inner Michael, is also the creator of “Words and Violence,” a program dedicated to Michael Jackson and Lady Diana Spencer that is hosted at Voices Education Project. Michael and Diana as well as Madonna, Liz Taylor and now apparently, Michael's daughter have all been targets stalked for stories in the tabloid industry. They were carved up on the front pages of "newspapers" around the world. What do you call this kind of bullying? Tabloid journalism uses specific tactics that use and abuse real people and it'