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Balance in The Herald Sun
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OMG. The first NINE (9) pages of The Herald Sun are devoted to Kylie Minogue and the revelation that she has cancer. Isn't that a tad... excessive? Taking out two pages of ads, that's seven pages of articles and photos, including the full front page.

I can understand that this may be a big human interest story, and for the readership of The Herald Sun, perhaps it deserves a front page story and a double-page spread... But spreading it out for the first nine pages? Hmm.

No, I haven't looked at pages ten and onwards to see what other news is covered; presumably nothing newsworthy happened yesterday. If it had, surely even The Herald Sun would have ran it on at least page three, albeit with a large top-of-page banner shouting "Kylie Special Report: Pages 4-11"...

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