August 30, 2017

Harvey; Women, Minorities Hardest Hit

Dana Mathewson

An old Reagan-era joke that can be endlessly updated goes as follows: Scientists announce that the world is going to end tomorrow. How will the news media cover it:

Wall Street Journal: World to End Tomorrow: Markets to Close Early. (See page A8 for details.)

USA Today: World to End Tomorrow—But We’re Grinning and Bearing It

New York Times: World to End Tomorrow: Women and Minorities Hardest Hit

Washington Post: World to End Tomorrow: Reagan Policies Blamed.

Well, in another case of life imitating art, here’s the Washington Post today:
Why this brilliant insight qualifies as news is something only an elite media denizen can explain.

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