Last night’s news:

The Schapelle Corby case = about 5 minutes of deeply emotive air time

The 2 million refugees in Darfur = about 30 seconds of bland ‘factual’ reporting

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Life is tough for Corby whether she is innocent or guilty (how will we ever know the truth?…), but somehow we seem to have lost perspective.

I find myself feeling more for her than I do for the refugees…

Such is the power of the media to shape our attitudes.

Pretty sad really…

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