There’s just not enough time to report genocide what with all these missing children and celebrities dating each other.
Check out the site BeaWitness.org set up by the Center of American Progress. The chart at the bottom of the page compares news coverage of people being slaughtered in Africa to frivolous stories like the Runaway Bride. Here’s some numbers: in June 2005 MSNBC had 259 stories about Tom Cruise and 23 on Sudan. Sounds equal to me.