Press Goes Nuts Over Bieber Baby, But Ignores Bieber's Concerns With Regulating The Internet

from the priorities,-people dept

As pointed out by Harold Feld, it seems pretty messed up that our news media is going absolutely nuts over the story of the potential "Bieber baby," but has all but ignored the story of how the lack of clarity in the proposed SOPA law might mean Justin Bieber would go to jail for his performances of other people's works on YouTube -- something Bieber himself has spoken out against. Let's take a look. A basic Google News search on "bieber baby" turns up... 3,770 news stories:
And then let's do a search on "bieber sopa." For that... we get... a grand total of 15 news stories (including one from Techdirt):
Which story is actually more important? The one in which the government makes massive regulatory changes to the internet that will create felons out of ordinary people? Or the story about a baby that a pop star may or may not have fathered?

Filed Under: e-parasite, journalism, justin bieber, priorities, protect ip, sopa


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    Anonymous Coward, 5 Nov 2011 @ 9:05pm

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    I don't know about the others but for me it changes nothing, I'm hopping it gets ridiculous, that is the best thing to ever happen in America in a long time.

    Why?

    Look outside your window creepy person, OWS is all over it.


    Hahahahahahahaha.... first whiff of tear gas and you pussies scatter like cockroaches. Make sure to wear a Techdirt or EFF hoodie so the cops know you're in particular need of a corrective measures.

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