Noun. When the media puts
horrific or tragic images on a 24 hour loop, constantly driving them into
your head, and then refers to the events portrayed as an "unspeakable tragedy" . .. .despite the fact that they have four different talking heads
analyzing it 24 hours
a day. Often times disaster porn is used to generate financial support. Most commonly associated with 9/11, where every mention of the "terrorist outrage" was followed by an infomercial
for NYPD t-shirts and American flag bumper stickers.