Watching the media is one of my favorite amateur pursuits. It’s a continuous source of paradox, infotainment, hypocrisy, truthiness (Stephen Colbert, 2005), loud-mouthery (me, 2015) and hence, enjoyment. So, when two opposing headlines collide mid-way across the Atlantic it’s hard for me to resist highlighting the dissonance. I snapped both these stories on the same day, August 28, 2015. The headlines read:
New York Times:
Apparently, fortunetelling is “a scam”, according to convicted New York psychic, Celia Mitchell.
Yet, in the UK, the College of Policing recommends using psychics to find missing persons.