Contact Us

Was the Casper Star-Tribune’s ‘No More ‘Liquid People” Article Inappropriate?

Casper Star-Tribune "No More 'Liquid People'" Front Page Article
Tom McCarthy, Townsquare Media

Some Casper Star-Tribune subscribers were disturbed by the newspaper’s choice for the front page on Monday, Dec. 17. Anyone who received a physical newspaper (yes, they still exist) would have read “No More ‘Liquid People’ – Natrona County Coroner is the first in Wyoming to use heat-sealed plastic body bags” as the above-the-fold feature story.

Not being a subscriber myself, I first learned of the story on Facebook. Clearly, I was not the only person to see the status update on the Trib’s Wall. Those commenting on the story pulled no punches and made it clear that they were not pleased with either the timing or the subject matter of the story.

“No More Liquid People!” — Unbelievably bad taste, CS-T. Crass, vulgar, insensitive, juvenile, disgusting, horrifying, disrespectful, unprofessional. You owe this community a sincere apology. [I would hope the coroner has thoroughly chewed you out by now. You have harmed her reputation and respectability.]

Casper Star Tribune Facebook Comments
Facebook

What strikes me as odd is the complete absence of support for the Star-Tribune in this matter. Even the recent outbreak of food poisoning associated with the recently-opened Golden Corral brought supports out of the woodwork. Does NO ONE agree with the paper’s decision?

Sound off in the comments and tell us what you think. Was the article inappropriate? Why?

NEXT: Would You Buy a $1000 Pizza?

More from 107.9 The River

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theriver1079.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 107.9 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 107.9 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!