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Why is Charlie Sheen seen as more important news than the Japan disaster?

  1. dwoodward profile image60
    dwoodwardposted 7 years ago

    Why is Charlie Sheen seen as more important news than the Japan disaster?

    He has more hits in the top news sections than actual disasters

  2. Stevennix2001 profile image91
    Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago

    Because he's rich and famous.  Plus, america loves print and show news that's scandolous to boost ratings.

  3. tritrain profile image83
    tritrainposted 7 years ago

    Real life is harder to take than celeb gossip.

    It seems very petty, doesn't it?

    It's too bad it's not because Charlie Sheen went to Japan to help out or stayed here and was raising money for it.

  4. Sunny Barb profile image59
    Sunny Barbposted 7 years ago

    Because most of us eat up drama and celebrity gossip.  It is like a drug we can't seem to do without.  Probably many of us know more facts about Charlie than the Japan disaster.  Sad, but true.  When you think of it, Charlie is his own little disaster.

  5. Joan1 profile image57
    Joan1posted 7 years ago

    The news doesn't try to show the most important news items.
    It's all about the ratings.
    Apparantly the news thinks we are fed up with Japan news coverage 24/7 and we are not with Charlie Sheen. (this is not my opinion btw)

    It's all about getting high ratings and being able to ask more for the advertisement slot. The news only thinks: WINNING!

    Sad but true.

  6. GNelson profile image77
    GNelsonposted 7 years ago

    Both are disasters, one is personal and one is national.

  7. Roger Rabbit profile image59
    Roger Rabbitposted 7 years ago

    He's not seen as more important just more entertaining. If you think that the amount of hits means something is important you are mistaken. Prime example; Rebbecca Black - Friday, is not important at all but yet has accumulated 34 million hits in a matter of days. I would agree we have to draw a line, if only in our own minds, as to what is actually important.