Denny Burk says:
The media’s reporting on the Arizona bill regarding religious freedom has been nothing short of Orwellian. As I wrote yesterday, the debate about the bill has been far more depressing than the actual defeat of the bill.
Of course, we’re talking about bakers, photographers, and florists – small business people who lack the power of corporate executives or the cachet of celebrities. Why should the media care about their fate? Most of them live in fly-over country anyway.
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By the way, Denny links to Mollie Hemingway who has compiled a more comprehesive report on the media’s mis-steps. The stock self-perception of professional journalists is that they crusade for the the underdog and speak truth to power. If they still think this way of themselves, they are completely deluded.