News priorities

newsskewI despair at the news sometimes. Take a look at the screenshot from the ‘MSN Today’ headlines which popped up when checking Hotmail earlier. Notice something wrong? Why oh why is the Big Brother “story” above the news that Boeing is to lay off 10,000 workers? Is that all we care about these days, the cult of the celebrity and inane TV shows? I have ignored the weather story on purpose; Here in the UK we have had an obsession for the weather since the begining of time. Maybe it is at the top because if we have 0.2cm of snow the national infrastructure stops and we get warned to stay at home for our safety. But I won’t even go there…

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