You couldn't live in or around Deerfield Beach in the fall of 2009 without hearing about the horrific attack on 15-year-old Michael Brewer. The middle-school student was allegedly doused in rubbing alcohol and set ablaze by four of his classmates, reportedly because of an unpaid loan for a $40 videogame. Brewer suffered burns on 80 percent of his body, and the story became a media circus, for better (the coverage led to many poignant fundraisers for Brewer) and worse (as usual, the media undermined due process by trying the quartet of... More >>>