Posts Tagged ‘relative importance’

What Scares Us? What Scares You?

By: Dan Kennedy on: October 9th, 2009 13 Comments

These are two actual news stories reported one right after the other, given nearly equal emphasis in CNN. The first, lead story given the greatest emphasis is that polar bears’ testicles may be shrinking, somehow in response to global warming. Presumably Gore has been wandering around the North Pole with a ruler and a bag of bear treats, documenting this alarming phenomenon. I’m not sure why it’s alarming to anybody other than polar bears. The[…]

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