Boston bombings that happened on the marathon course in America were an exact scenario where people needed to know more about the culprits. Perhaps this was fueled by the fact that the American government puts tight security matters on such matters of importance not only in America but the entire world. During the hunt of the victims, one was cracked down while the other one died in the police chase. Of great importance was to establish the roots of this person and their motives behind such acts. Reporting in one of the news agency provided a hint about the people’s background.
ABC News provided a good insight into the life of the criminals just as people had wanted to know (Radia, K. (2013). The same was also the reporting in another news agency, the Indo-Asian news agency; both of this news seemed to have a correlation in their knowledge of the history of the criminals. The witnesses in a crime scene will not always be enough to spread their own account to all people. This is the reason why the information which they give is always vital for news agencies to make up their stories using catchy headlines that attract people to read. The media is, therefore, an essential tool for provision of information to people at any point in time.
The Boston bombings happened to shake the American government and the whole world at large, after the incident, security agencies launched an immediate hunt for the suspects in order to bring them to justice. The media played a central role in giving coverage of the news and forward updates about development in the entire process of establishing the real criminals and bringing them to justice. A news article from Indo – Asian news service followed up on the story and identified Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, as the only culprit that had survived the police hunt after the bombing of the marathon course in Boston