I have often mentioned an important news story to dedicated news watchers, only to have them respond, “I didn’t know that.” They no doubt assume that if something important happens, it will be reported. Years ago that assumption was warranted. It no longer is. Many of today’s news organizations ignore stories that are unfavorable to the people or parties they support.
This is particularly true of the “mainstream media”—NBC, CBS, and ABC—and of important newspapers like the New York Times.… Read More