The Media's Coverage of Iraq
In 2007 America's military endured the highest death total of American Soldiers in the war (901 deaths 6075 wounded)... But the media seems to have become bored with listing death totals and reporting the many of the tragedies....
This question has three parts....
Is it shame on the media for spending too much time on the more lucrative topics of Paris Hilton and Lindsey Lohan instead of Iraq?
Or is the poor coverage simply an unavoidable symptom of a highly capitalistic system where media’s first concern must be their share holders?
Or is it shame on the American people who is more interested in hearing about celebrities than he or she is about Iraq?
Who is at fault? And most importantly, what can be done to fix this?"For every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, neat, and wrong." - Quote attributed to H. L. Mencken
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China's Chang'e 4 biosphere experiment marks a first for humankind.
- China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon on January 3.
- In addition to a lunar rover, the lander carried a biosphere experiment that contains five sets of plants and some insects.
- The experiment is designed to test how astronauts might someday grow plants in space to sustain long-term settlements.
She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
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