In Phoenix, Ariz., a suspected carjacker led police on a high speed chase, then stopped, exited the vehicle and shot himself in the head. The shooting was broadcast live on the Fox News Channel.'s Nick Dietz reports.
Fox News Friday afternoon acknowledged showing a man committing suicide on-air despite the channel being on a five-second delay that should have allowed producers to cut away.

Here's video of show host Shepard Smith trying to explain what happened.

I am not sure there is an explanation for this kind of gatekeeping ineptitude. Unless it's that channels like Fox that masquerade as news operations make no real commitment to being responsible gatekeepers. So, when called on to actually cover news in a responsible manner, they regularly fall short.

When you see Smith saying, "get off, get off, get off, get off, get off it, get off it," he is telling the control room to cut away. But this being Fox ...

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