Friday, October 22

Hey Fatass!

I saw a headline on Netscape titled People Fatter in China than U.S. The related article is titled Fat in China. I found the Netscape headline to be ridiculously inaccurate. There may be more obese people in China, but their population is more than five times that of the U.S. China's actual obesity rate is like 7% or something, and the rate in the U.S. is like 30%.
That sure doesn't say that people are fatter in China than in the U.S. to me. I hate how the media misleads people.

I read an article today while doing my younger brothers homework. It was an article about Oshawa, written for the Toronto Star. The writer gave a pretty accurate picture of the bleak, worn out, decaying city I live in. She wrote of the violence, rampant alcohol abuse, bad hair cuts, and the sour smell of the city. Of course she neglected to mention the numerous Communities in Bloom nominations, the Fiesta week celebrating multi-culturalism, the number of sports facilities, and public parks. In typical modern media style, she went for the darker, and sometimes more exciting angle of destitution and danger. Rather than the positive sunny side of things. I really don't like this trend of fear mongering for ratings. It's not the way it should be in Canada. Leave that to the Americans.


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