Fowler family deserves privacy
05/20/2013 7:59 PM
06/26/2013 2:32 PM
I have several questions for editors of The Bee regarding "Family troubles detailed" (May 18, Page A-1):
1. What purpose did the article serve in detailing the personal marital, financial and legal struggles of the Fowler family, especially since there is no apparent connection to the tragic death of Leila Fowler?
2. In publishing this personal information, again with no connection to Leila's death, did you consider the feelings of the Fowler family as they grieve Leila and her brother's arrest?
3. Did you give any thought to how your readers will perceive this family?
4. Will The Bee publicly and in writing apologize to the Fowler family for invading their privacy and for publishing personal information on your front page?
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Modesto Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.