Ignoring the News
“[I]t’s possible that a not-insignificant swath of America has no idea that one of the largest single organized protests the world has ever seen took place on Saturday. There has been much talk since the election about how social media networks and ideologically skewed online media outlets have erected so-called ‘bubbles’ around segments of the country, but for those people who still get their news from the local paper, the bubbles may be particularly impermeable.”
—Christina Cauterucci, staff writer, “A Fifth of U.S. Newspapers Kept the Women’s Marches Off the Front Page,” Slate, Jan. 24, 2017.
• Editorial Comment: If a tree falls in the forest, and no one hears it, does it make a sound?
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