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Newtown Residents Excoriate The Media On Facebook

“Cameras just aimed at the door to the funeral home…” Newtowners, and others, vent their frustrations: “Now the curtain needs to close.”

Julio Cortez / AP

Media vans and trucks in Newtown, Conn., Wednesday, Dec. 14th.

2. On Monday, the Newtown Bee posted this notice urging restraint in the media:

3. Residents started sharing their stories, some sad, some shocking:

4. “Phone calls from 7am to 11pm…” “Respect the families as they lay their babies to rest…”

5. “I had a person from CBS news lie to me…”

6. “Cameras just aimed at the door to the funeral home…”

7. One resident is recording what he calls “morally gross” conduct by the press:

8. Another says she spoke to the police about it:

9. Others are just angry:

10. A former Bee employee weighs in:

11. “The President came… Now the curtain needs to close…”

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