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Powers: The Media’s Failure to Report on the Gosnell Trial is “a Disgrace”

jasonQ42 Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 9:36 PM
The point is that the paying customers of the media - the advertisers who are other for-profit businesses - simply take no sides in the abortion debate. Meanwhile, the subject of abortion evokes very strong feelings in large numbers of people. Precisely because their paying customers have no vested interest in this issue and presumably would prefer to not be associated with either side in it (for them its lose/lose: they annoy people either side they take) , media companies are going to be reticent to report on it.

The mainstream media’s lack of coverage and lack of interest in the trial of “Doctor” Kermit Gosnell is not surprising. But kudos to columnist Kirsten Powers for shedding light on their stunning negligence:

A Lexis-Nexis search shows none of the news shows on the three major national television networks has mentioned the Gosnell trial in the last three months. The exception is when Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan hijacked a segment on Meet the Press meant to foment outrage over an anti-abortion rights law in some backward red state.

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