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 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.