Should the firearms industry tighten the admission standards for media at trade shows?

Mar 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Every year when I attend an industry trade show, I think of this exchange from the best episode of Firefly, Shindig: Kaylee Frye: Don’t you just love this party? Everything’s so fancy, and there’s some kind of hot cheese over there. Cabott: It’s not as good as last year. Kaylee Frye: Oh, really? What-what’d they have last year?

Cabott: Standards.

In that episode, Cabott is the bitchy, stuck up girl, and we’re supposed to dislike her for being mean to the plucky and adorable Kaylee, which of course I agree with. But it gets me thinking, have media standards gotten too lose at industry shows? …read more