Monday, August 27, 2012

Media bias? What media bias?

TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney’s Republican National Convention is sputtering to life Monday …

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/aug/27/gop-going-forward-convention-despite-isaac/

("sputtering"?)

And AP just can’t wait for Hurricane Isaac to slam into New Orleans.

KEY WEST, Fla. — Tropical Storm Isaac targeted a broad swath of the Gulf Coast on Monday and had New Orleans in its cross hairs, bearing down just ahead of the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/aug/27/isaac-crossing-gulf-new-orleans-cross-hairs/

AP isn’t alone. Other news people do Katrina after Katrina after Katrina. Let no one remind them that hurricanes existed long before today’s newsies stormed ashore. Today's journalists believe: If it happened before I was a newsperson, it doesn't matter.

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