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Journalism Is Red in Tooth and Claw

Nigel Barber | Posted 07.01.2015 | Media
Nigel Barber

If it bleeds, it leads is a truism of news coverage. We all sympathize with the victims of senseless violence, and their families, because we know that it could have been us, and our families. Yet, our world has never been less violent - except in news media and entertainment.

Newtown and Old Analysis at The New York Times

Jackson Katz | Posted 03.12.2013 | Media
Jackson Katz

Most studies show that over 90 percent of murder-suicides are perpetrated by men. Is that merely an interesting factoid? Is it something so obvious that it doesn't deserve to be mentioned -- even in think pieces that go to great lengths to isolate and exhaustively analyze virtually every other possible variable?