Lots of people have said lots of things about the "Virginia Tech shooting." Even calling it that says something pertinent about why lots of people have said lots of things about it. It's turned into a media event - or maybe is practically from the start a media event. But it's not the media's fault.
Adam Felber put it better than I could.
What above all I have to say about it is that I'm terribly terribly glad we don't watch TV news.