It seems the media is always angrily invoked whenever pundits or politicians feel the need to assign blame. “The media!” is so often the target of blame it has become a cliché.
But sometimes, the media really does fail the public in substantive ways. In these cases, they deserve blame. This article references CNN by name, but the points made here can easily apply to any other mainstream news network.
Here’s a look at three stories CNN obsessed over, while the more important stories fell through the cracks.