Representation Through Humiliation

3/24/2005

Headline Scan: The More Terri Edition

A Texas oil refinery explosion today's big story with many papers, including NY Times leading the story accompanied by this photo. The death toll is currently at 12, but more may be on the way.

March Madness, as the competition heats up, is garnering more coverage as well. [YAWN.]

Minimal coverage of the Social Security numbers which have newly become actually dependable.

But, Terri schiavo, of course remains the media standby for a attention-grabbing headline. Accompanied by the Terri-Mom picture, the general paper coverage almost qualifies as propaganda. BAGnewsNotes has in-depth coverage of that picture and a lesser known Terri-Michael pic.