Yes, it is that bad and there are several reasons why:
1)tested his dogs for cruelty and killed those who failed by beating them and drowning them.
2)he trained innocent and peaceful creatures to brutally main and kill other creatures
so not only did he encourage dogs to kill other dogs for sport, he also trained them to be vicious and killed the dogs that didn't meet his expectations.
It doesn't need to be on every channel 24/7, but it is an important enough story for all channels to cover the story at some point and to some extent.