A case of selective reportage, or rather, targeted propaganda, exemplifying today’s ideologically-inspired mass media. From the Center for Consumer Freedom: “While everyone else was enjoying the first weekend of Spring 2009, The New York Times was busy writing about food. Three news articles, an op-ed, an editorial, and an expert symposium later, the newspaper managed to mention obesity at least 10 times. Can you guess how many times ‘exercise’ or ‘physical activity’ was mentioned in all of this news coverage? Hint: it rhymes with ‘hero.’ ”
Australia Cans vs Bottles
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."