Video: A Cover-by-Cover Comparison of Murdoch Coverage

This morning, Pat Kiernan—as he does every morning—took up the task of going through the newspapers of the day on his NY1 morning segment, Pat’s Papers. And as it often does, a pattern emerged. With one exception.

Surely you’ve noticed by now that the New York Post happened to cover the British Parliament hearing in a different manner than the paper’s contemporaries. But to what extent? As Mr. Kiernan—with a rare showing of incredulousness on his part—goes on to demonstrate: to the extent that the contrast becomes a glaring comparative media studies lesson onto itself. Take a look:

…that lesson being, of course, that the New York Post has a different definition of news than its contemporaries. Chances are, if you lived here, you already knew that.

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Video: A Cover-by-Cover Comparison of Murdoch Coverage