The Media Blog: Abeg abeg abeg, there is nothing wrong with the New York Post Brangelina cover

People like to be outraged for the flimsiest reasons. Especially on the Internet.

Because it’s so easy.

Everyone was immediately thinking of Jennifer Aniston when the Brangelina news broke. It’s natural. It makes sense. It doesn’t matter that she doesn’t react. There is context.

The New York Post captured that spoken and unspoken zeitgeist.

aniston-nypostPeople began to foam in the mouth.

One from the outrage machine below.

@nypost The world is on fire and devote a cover to this bullshit? You are not journalists. Shame on all of you.
— Helen Murray (@HelenMurray212) September 21, 2016

Please. The world is on fire every other day.

This ‘more important issues’ argument is the last refuge of those without argument.

PS: E! – SHOCK – has good perspective on the matter HERE.

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