Will Iraqi Trials Interest Mainstream Media, Or Will They Be Too Focused on the San Quentin Lunch Menu to Cover Them?

Will the mainstream media cover the trial of “Chemical Ali” as extensively as it has (I’d like to put that in past tense, but, so far, no luck) the Scott Peterson trial?

Last week the ABC network national radio actually ran, as its lead story, the news that there was a shortage of chairs for people waiting on-site to learn to results of the sentencing deliberations.

That’s simply not newsworthy.

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