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  •  Important, but certainly not more important... (0+ / 0-)

    ...than the fate of a nation (Egypt), ostensibly one of our important Middle East allies.  Geopolitically, that far outweighs the Zimmerman trial in importance.

    The road to Hell is paved with pragmatism.

    by TheOrchid on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 10:17:18 AM PDT

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    •  In your opinion... (0+ / 0-)

      However, I suspect if you are the parent of a young African-American male, this story is likely to be at the top of your list of important stories.

      It's the Central Limit Theorem, Stupid!

      by smartdemmg on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 11:33:18 AM PDT

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    •  Does the available Egypt coverage move the (0+ / 0-)

      narrative of what is happening, or is it talkovers which repeat themselves accompanied by wide shots of Tahrir Square? TV is a visual narrative, and if the good stuff is all happewning behind closed doors or in places no camera is found, that is a factor in the visual coverage choices made.

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