When the President of the United States apologizes to the American public, that’s a pretty big story, right? Well, it all depends on where you get your news.
As the news broke, it quickly became the lead story on NBC and across the three major cable news networks: The Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC. Yahoo treated it as a major news story, promoting it prominently on our front page. Within an hour, the story had generated more than 5,000 comments. By Friday morning, more than 30,000 comments were posted.
It was clearly an important story of the day. So why, then, did most of the country's major newspapers give Obama's apology very little, if any, promotion on their front pages?
It was the most-read story online for the Wall Street Journal, according to the paper’s ownRead More »from Is ‘Obama apologizes’ a big story? Depends on where you look