John Durant compares Rotherham abuse coverage vs JLaw nudes

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http://twitter.com/#!/johndurant/status/507322841402834946

You would think that erudite progressive sites like Jezebel and Slate would eschew the “war on women” angle for tacky celebrity scandals about nude pictures—especially when there’s a story out there about sexual abuse run rampant. Rotherham child sex scandal case of ‘not wanting to rock the multicultural community boat’

Author and Paleo lifestyle guru John Durant took a look at how their coverage broke down.

Jezebel: "Rotherham"
google.com/webhp?sourceid…

Jezebel: "Jennifer Lawrence"
google.com/webhp?sourceid…— John Durant (@johndurant) September 04, 2014

Jezebel had one story about Rotherham.

Jez Rotherham

But the Jennifer Lawrence story? Jackpot.

Jez Jlaw

Durant took the same look at Slate.com.

Slate: "Rotherham"
google.com/webhp?sourceid…

Slate: "Jennifer Lawrence"
google.com/webhp?sourceid…— John Durant (@johndurant) September 04, 2014

Slate stories on Rotherham? One.

Slate Rotherham

But look out.

Slate Jlaw

Boom.

http://twitter.com/#!/david_kenneth_d/status/507321910263578624

So progressives are virtually ignoring large scale injustice because of capitalism? That’s priceless.

http://twitter.com/#!/Rand_Simberg/status/507330936514838528
http://twitter.com/#!/SOBL1/status/507322050588196864

Heh.

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