Skip to comments.20-to-1: Networks Go Crazy over Sheen Story, Downplay Planned Parenthood Scandal (w/Video)
Posted on 03/07/2011 11:07:20 AM PST by patriotgal71
If they ever take a break from publicizing Charlie Sheen's cocaine dos and don'ts, or detailing the power politics within his Beverly Hills harem, the networks should grab a copy of the Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics. And they may want to pay special attention to this entry: "Show good taste. Avoid pandering to lurid curiosity."
From Feb. 1 through March 6, the three networks distinguished themselves by devoting 20 times more broadcast time to Charlie Sheen's porn stars and drug issues than to the Planned Parenthood video scandal and the subsequent vote in the House of Representatives to defund the organization.
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As Glenn Beck says, when they show you one hand, look to see what the other hand is doing. That is also true about diverting attention from real problems to pseudo problems.
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