"It is no secret that in modern society, the flow of information is created by the media." - Anonymous

The media gains more coverage, exposure and other benefits when they report stories that are not necessarily 100% true, but have a harder impact on the eyes and ears of its listeners. These conditions create perverse incentives to the rest of the world, since we need to have a constant flow of information on subjects that are important to us. A large problem arises,
...