A newspaper headline …

“LeBron James ousts Lionel Messi from No. 2 spot on Forbes’s highest-paid athletes list”

Fame fortune, power and sex,
The media rants and raves.
Propping up one personality,
And bringing down another.
Their influential lense,
Shapes some peoples’ reality,
And more importantly their worlviews…
Who makes the most money?
Who has the most sex?
Gossp gossip…

Lies and lies,
With a dash of truth,
What is ‘real news’

For many, it’s about making,
A product as sexy as Rohit Khandelwal’s smile.
Marketing ! Marketing!
What will sell?
What makes sense?
Why should they care?
Emotional appeal?
What’s fake?
What’s real?

In this muddy environment,
Many times we forget what is relevant.
What is really newsworthy?
Will we hear about the beautiful and good?
Or just the horrible and evil?



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s