Sunday, July 09, 2017

News Media Does It Again

What matters in the news?  I challenge you to go to the major news sources and see what is on the top, what you would see before scrolling.  CNN is still trying to make something of Trump, Kushner and Russia.  Fox has a story about Trump standing up to Putin because Obama would not.  But thanks toNPR this morning, I caught the end of the story that I think is the one that matters, and one The New York Times does have fairly prominently displayed:  The defeat of ISIS in Mosul and Iraq.

Winning the city back incurred enormous cost, and the city looks decimated.  But this is important news.

Please, please, please dig deeper.  Do not take the news outlets at face value.  Read for the facts, and sift out the snark.  

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