Thanks to the Media Research Center, here's some evidence of Big Media with its head up its ass (emphasis mine):
Some journalists have a hard time relating cause and effect. Prison population up, crime down? It didn't make any sense to Peter Jennings, who reported on the May 27 World News Tonight: "The government said that America's prison population grew 2.9 percent last year to nearly 2.1 million. That's a record number of people in jail and prison. One out of every 75 American men was incarcerated. The number went up even though the crime rate continued to fall."
If Jennings spent a fraction as much time on refining his logic as he does being a "gliberal" al-Qaeda sympathizer, maybe he wouldn't make such dumbassed observations.