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Kermit Gosnell trial update: Plenty of media seating still available

By Doug Powers  •  April 12, 2013 04:05 PM

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JD Mullane is among a handful of mostly local reporters covering the Kermit Gosnell trial. Other than some local press, the area of the courtroom set aside for media seating is so empty it could be mistaken for the stands at a Miami Marlins game:

There’s even an added element to this trial that normally the MSM eats up — with obvious exceptions:

So what gives?

Ed Morrissey at Hot Air:

Compare this to the media firestorm over the Komen Foundation’s all-too-temporary decision not to fund Planned Parenthood for breast-cancer screening over the tiny detail of PP not having any mammograms in their clinics. For that matter, Mollie writes, compare that to the “local crime story” coverage of the Trayvon Martin or Matthew Shepard cases.

Erick Erickson wonders how packed those media seats would be if Gosnell’s victims were dogs.

Why the media blackout? Eight reasons the media are ignoring the Gosnell murder trial.

Also: Why the Dr. Kermit Gosnell trial should be a front page story.

Back to the trial — Mullane observed:

Maybe that’s why the liberal media machine won’t cover it.

Lots more on this story at Twitchy.

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Previous Gosnell coverage:

January 19, 2011 Scissors-wielding abortionist arrested on multiple murder counts

January 21, 2011 The Philadelphia Horror: How mass murder gets a pass

January 26, 2011 Beyond the Philadelphia Horror

January 31, 2011 Philadelphia Horror fallout: Investigating more potential Dr. Deaths

February 11, 2011 De-fund the predators of Planned Parenthood

February 16, 2011 Philadelphia Horror update: Consequences

February 10, 2012 ‘To Stop the Multiplication of the Unfit’

March 4, 2013 Philadelphia Horror: The trial of accused baby-killing monster Kermit Gosnell

April 12, 2013 Website of noted cable news network normally concerned about well-being of children ignores story about trial of child murderer

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