News Priorities

Josh Marshall passes on an amusing observation from reader DK:

Number of reporters contributing to Friday’s front page New York Times story on the JonBenet Ramsey case: 13

Number of reporters contributing to Friday’s front page New York Times story on the federal court ruling that the NSA warrantless wiretapping program is unconstitutional: 2

Amusing if unsurprising.

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Comments

  1. Bithead says:

    News priorities?
    Or is it possibly, the recognition that the NSA wiretap case is going absolutely nowhere once it hits the appeals courts? I suspect that at least part of the reason for the silence on that particular story is a desire to minimize the damage that that story will eventually cause the democrats, once it gets overturned again.