“In the Truth there is no news, in the News there is no truth” Early 20th Century Russian saying.
We all know if it bleeds it leads and that hyperbole sells. We all know sensationalism gets the punters in. And, yes, we know it’s orthogonal to the facts on occasion. The Sun has provided us with one such occasion recently. In this particular piece of news, there really is not just little to no truth, but a very great deal of harm.