The trial in Philadelphia of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, on trial for infanticide, continues to be mostly ignored by the mainstream press. After public outcry. there was a bump in coverage, and the New York Times finally sent a reporter to cover the trial. But Trip Gabriel only filed a single story from Philadelphia, and that focused not on the trial but on the "online furor" that forced the media to pay attention.
The paper then promptly resuming ignored the stomach-churning details emerging every day from the trial, until Wednesday, reporting an update favorable to Gosnell's defense, "Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Is Cleared on Some Counts." Jon Hurdle, using the liberal phrasing of "fetuses" not "babies," reported: