“I don’t know whether it’s the subject matter or what it is,” says Slobodzian. “For TV stations, one problem is that Pennsylvania doesn’t permit cameras in the courtroom. Also, it’s a 6-8 week trial, which is an extraordinary commitment.” There are other theories out there as well.
Though Slobodzian thinks it’s “surprising” that the case hadn’t gotten more attention, “I’ve been so focused on doing my job that I don’t have a lot of time to think who’s here and who’s not and why. It’s not my day to watch them,” he says of other outlets.