The controversy and tragedy of Jane Goody 's life....and the media circus surrounding her...... My question is why does morbidity sell? Since when has death become a spectator event...where do we draw a line?
If people don't wish to read or hear about it , they need not.
Jade Goody understood the power of the media and the attraction of viewers to such a situation having catapulted herself from an unknown to one despised at one time and then sympathised. She just milked the opportunity to the maximum, probably thinking it doesn't really matter 'what others thought of her, after she is gone; atleast she has made enough for her children to live in comfort".
I personally detest this kind of a thing. After all, death isn't a joke which ever it comes to visit upon us. Then, everyone has their own choice and she chose what she thought was best for her. As long as viewers are there to lap it up and there is a willing media wh ...more