BREAKING NEWS: MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370
After the search for Flight 370 debris moved 680 miles to the northeast, a plane takes images of "objects." Those will be analyzed in Australia. FULL STORY
Of course I understand why this story is "newsworthy" but the level of coverage has been nothing less than astounding, especially considering how many people die (and are killed) from other causes that never make the news.
This is a reminder of one of the main points of the book: The media focus on some things and not others, directly impacting the things that people think about, worry about, and fear (and the things they don't).