Razing Awareness for Home Demolitions

December 6, 2011 12:25 by

Which of the following three articles from today’s papers strikes you as least newsworthy?

Kenya Demolitions: We are all to blame for corruption (homes and businesses illegally built on airport land)

Cleveland to demolish serial killer’s home (“an important step in helping our community heal”)

Israel demolishes two east Jerusalem homes (they were built illegally)

Demolishing two illegally built ordinary homes (that means they were built without permits and/or were built on state land) isn’t international news by any objective journalistic standard. It’s an example of the over-reporting of Israel.

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