The Poetry of a 24 hour News Cycle: Where everything is equal

Newsertainment or the mingling of news with entertainment mitigates the seriousness of issues. Neil Postman’s “Amusing Ourselves to Death” spoke of the dangers of an entertainment obsessed culture.

Taken from headlines of yahoo news on March 20, 2011

Prince William wows crowds in disaster-hit Australia

Gadhafi vows ‘long war’ after US, allies strike

Domain ‘.xxx’ approved for Web porn sites

San Francisco tries get tough approach with homeless

New York Times’ website moving from free to fees

Gottfried, ex-Aflac voice, apologizes for tweets


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