Howard Kurtz on How OJ’s Trial Changed Murder Coverage in the U.S: “It’s Like Heroin. Television Has Become Addicted”

Howard Kurtz, host of Fox News Channel’s “Mediabuzz” and Host of the hit podcast Media Buzzmeter, joined the Guy Benson Show to discuss the death of OJ Simpson and how OJ’s murder trial changed TV media coverage forever. Kurtz and Benson also discussed the latest on MSNBC hosting the jailed lawyer Michael Avenatti for interview despite their negative comments on Ronna McDaniel. Listen to the full interview below!

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Kurtz had this to say on how the OJ trials changed media forever:

“The trial was such a circus because it was televised. These minor fringe characters became famous, everybody became famous… but this gave rise to the superstar legal analyst. I have no problem with that. But television became addicted to murder trials.