In journalism lingo, a “sexy story” is a story that has popular appeal. It’s an attention grabber. People read about it. They talk about it. They “like” it and share it and tweet about it. And they stick with it, reading and watching and listening to update after update after update, much to the delight of the media. Well, talk about a sexy story! Two weeks ago, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. Poof! And suddenly, media worldwide had something to talk about, something to write about and something to draw about.
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