Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Bigotry is an Expensive Disease

America’s premier newspapers demonstrate the most virulent expression of bigotry in the U.S. These newspapers, quite unlike the intended victim of their bigotry, are dying."

"Unfortunately, abundant examples can be found in many different venues. I will not even begin to try and list the many cases of anti-catholicism in the so-called entertainment media, as they are so prevalent they sometimes seem almost routine and obligatory."

"...unsurprising trends: the Los Angeles Times is an absolute horrorshow. Not shown: the Boston Globe disappearing off the bottom of this chart, in a two decade decline..."

"...the 2009 numbers say it is clear that once again, even the most pessimistic predictions were not dark enough."

the top 25 newspapers in the country

(I know CNN isn't a "newspaper", but it demonstrates the same principle in action.)
For the first time in more than two years, CNN fell out of the top 30 cable channels

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