Tuesday, December 30, 2003

Sex and Scandal Replace Serious Reporting

Joel Connerly decries the media’s penchant for reporting scandal instead of pursuing stories of any real substance.

“CNN used to pride itself on international coverage: On Friday morning, however, I waited in vain to see reporting on the latest American military deaths in Iraq: Instead, viewers were treated to rebroadcasts of ABC's halftime interview with basketball star and rape defendant Kobe Bryant.”

Read the piece in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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