Re-Blog: The News Media’s Biggest Bias

Originally posted on Melting-Pot Dharma:
There’s a story about Korean Zen Master Seung Sahn (1927-2004): One morning his students saw him reading the newspaper as he ate breakfast. They chided him: “You tell us, ‘When you eat, eat. When you read, read.’ But now you’re eating and reading.” Seung Sahn looked up from his newspaper…

The Killing Field – The New York Times

While the news media get more readers and viewers by covering Donald Trump and massacres of white schoolchildren, almost no one exposes the atrocities in sub-Saharan Africa, where the victims are black.

The News Media’s Biggest Bias

…every presidential debate needs to have a winner, a loser and momentous import. Every state’s primary process is definitive. Every noticeable dip or rise in the stock market indicates a possibly historic trend.