Saturday, June 23, 2007

Corporate Media Entertains but Fails to Inform

Sorry, we don't usually find them all that entertaining; just a huge insult to our intelligence and we'll be glad when they are all in soup kitchen lines.

Peter Phillips and Kate Sims: Corporate Media Entertains but Fails to Inform |

Paris Hilton's Symptoms Said to be from Prescription Drug Withdrawal,' was the headline news on the Fox News Channel on June 13, 2007. This was the 56th headline on Paris Hilton covered by Fox in the previous 30 days. Even The New York Times got in on the Paris Hilton hoopla with a front-page story June 9 entitled 'Celebrity Justice Cuts Both Ways for Paris Hilton.'

Regular readers of Project Censored are familiar with our annual list of Junk Food News -- in which we select a list of the dumbest, least important, most overplayed stories of the year. Almost certainly, the incarceration of Paris Hilton will feature prominently in next year's Junk Food edition, but it will have to wait until then to be considered.

Meanwhile, here are the Junk Food News stories of Project Censored's annual April-to-April listing for 2006-07:

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