Micheal Cobley

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Jackson: The Worldwide Mass-Media Jacko Griefgasm

Let me put this as concisely as I can: for the┬ámainstream mass media it’s not about reporting the news, its about framing specific events to maximise audience share and profitability.

So no, I won’t be getting on board the Jacko Deathporn Rollercoaster, thankyou very much.

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  1. McRonson Says:

    June 29th, 2009 at 9:28 am

    You shoulda read yesterdays` (Daily) Mail On Sunday (28th June 2009) then….Ian Halperin wrote a bitchen article on Jacko (RIP) that featured an AWFUL lot of things the tabloids will never reveal (such as his alleged homosexuality and alleged late night trysts with homosexual builders in and I quote, “grungy, rat infested hotels). Just as the SUBO affair exposed ITV`s shameless money raking, the whole Jacko affair is an exercise in schizophrenic British journalism. Message? Read the broadsheets if you want to know all the sordid details of Michael Jacksons` last days.

  2. rockitboy Says:

    June 29th, 2009 at 10:52 am

    You’re not wrong, Mr McRonson. Altho I find I gotta get a good spread of info, from both mainstream and web journos, to get something like an accurate picture.

  3. Primeval fan Says:

    June 29th, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    I agree. The amount of press this is getting is sickly.

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