The Media Pan­ics As More And More Women Choose To Dump Their Birth Con­trol

The Media Panics As More And More Women Choose To Dump Their Birth Control

The Wash­ing­ton Post has been hem­or­rhag­ing sub­scribers and web traf­fic for years. Late last year, the paper con­duct­ed yet anoth­er round of lay­offs, impact­ing hun­dreds of employ­ees.
Jeff Bezos pur­chased the paper for $250 mil­lion a decade ago, and last year alone, it man­aged to lose rough­ly $100 mil­lion. This is not a prof­itable ven­ture, and in nor­mal cir­cum­stances, busi­ness­es that lose this much mon­ey don’t stay around very long. But the Wash­ing­ton Post has stuck around. Jeff Bezos has kept it on life sup­port to ful­fill a spe­cif­ic mis­sion, which is to harangue and cen­sor inde­pen­dent voic­es on behalf of Jeff Bezos’ donors in the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty.
A cou­ple of days ago, that mis­sion was on full dis­play.
On March 21st, The Wash­ing­ton Post pub­lished an arti­cle enti­tled, “Women are get­ting off birth con­trol amid mis­in­for­ma­tion explo­sion.” The Dai­ly Beast ran a sim­i­lar sto­ry, warn­ing omi­nous­ly of an “explo­sion” …