Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
jducoeur

The Nature of News

"Dog bites man" is not news.

"Man bites dog" is news.

"Second man bites dog" is not news.

"100 men bite dogs" is not news, it's a fad to be covered in the Lifestyle section.
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