Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on January 8, 2021

in Country Problems, Curious Task, Media, Seen and Unseen, Virginia Political Economy

… is from page 186 of Barbara Crossette’s 2000 paper “Culture, Gender, and Human Rights,” which is chapter 13 in Culture Matters, Lawrence E. Harrison and Samuel P. Huntington, eds. (2000):

Special interest groups whose principal goals are not necessarily the improvement of human rights have learned to manipulate the media and legislatures by championing causes in one-dimensional terms. In an age of information overload, a heart-rending story may not always be checked too carefully.


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