Back when I was doing my communications gig for Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, I received a phone call one morning from a reporter who was playing catch-up on a new state insurance regulation.
“I’ll be happy to explain it to you,” I said, “but be patient. It’s a little involved.”
About two minutes into my explanation, the reporter interrupted me.
“That’s okay,” he said. “That’s way too complicated. I’ll get something else for tomorrow.”
Another story falls victim to media bias.
No, not the liberal political bias that journalists so often are accused of having. This was another, perhaps more disturbing bias. It’s called:Production Bias.
Simply defined, Production Bias holds that if a story can’t be done in a day, we won’t do it.… Read more