Fort Hood Shooting

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I examined the Fox News, Al-Jazeera, New York Times, and Huffington Post websites. I examined all four of these websites on April 2, 2014 between 5:30p.m and 8p.m. On the Fox News website the top story was about the Fort Hood shooting. The headline was “BREAKING NEWS: At least 4 dead, 14 injured in shooting at Fort Hood” The ‘breaking news’ text was in all capitals and it was bright red. The lead was “A shooting at Ft. Hood that reportedly left at least four dead -- including the shooter -- and 14 injured Wednesday was a "soldier on soldier" incident without any preliminary terrorism link, a senior Department of Homeland Security source told FoxNews.com.”
On the Huffington post website the top story in also about the Fort Hood shooting. The headline in “NEW FORT HOOD SHOOTING” this headline is in all caps and is also bright red. The lead is “A shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday left at least one person dead and injured multiple people.
On the New York Times website the top story was not about the Fort Hood shooting, but there was an article about it just below the main story. The headline was “Fort Hood Shooting Leaves One Dead, 14 Injured” The lead was “A shooting Wednesday night left at least four people dead and at least 14 wounded at Fort Hood, the sprawling Army facility that in 2009 was the site of the deadliest mass shootings ever at an American military base, a Texas congressman said.”
The main story on Al-Jazeera also wasn’t about the shooting, but there was an
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