Friday, 2 October 2009

What news is of interest


The Australian media certainly have not underplayed the earthquakes in Sumatra and the South Pacific, giving them virtual blanket coverage. Yet strangely the public has not shown the same degree of interest. When I looked in the early hours of the morning none of the major newspaper websites had a disaster story at the head of their most read stories list At midday theAge and the Sydney Morning Herald had a piece about a second earthquake hitting Sumatra on top but it was still absent from the News Limited sites.

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