Deepwater Horizon spill is still wreaking havoc but that's not news | Media | The ObserverQuicklink submitted by Kevin Gosztola Permalink
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|We all pay lip service to the wonder of news, when perhaps we ought just to curl a lip. Take BP, the gulf, the slick, the horror. A month ago it was huge, huge news: Obama snarling, chief executive Hayward reeling, a black tide of fury and desolation rolling in. That, for the week of June 14 to 20, filled 44% of all news coverage in US papers and TV bulletins (as measured by a number-crunching Pew Research Centre).|
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