It doesn't fit the narrative, so it cannot exist.
"Anyone who has been dispassionately following crime trends over the past couple of years will have noticed a curious pattern: Despite clear evidence that homicide rates surged in the last twelve months, in what is quite likely the biggest single-year spike in a generation, many journalists and number crunchers seem determined to communicate to their readers that there is nothing unusual going on—that crime rates remain at historic lows and that any talk of “rising crime” is demagoguery intended to smear racial justice protestors and torpedo criminal justice reform."
I look at the FBI violent crime statistics each year. Changes in policing, demographic changes, and concealed carry have blended to result in a halving of violent crime, particularly murder. Mead goes on to point out that Politifact commonly acts like a political partisan in its "debunking" actions, and the media more generally seems intent in shifting from journalism to Democrat spinmeisters with bylines. Then they have the temerity to be surprised when media advertising revenue drops further.
The media seems to have gone all in on the desire to support their man, er woman, er, whatever, no matter the costs. And the costs have been spectacular.
Newspaper ad revenue continued its precipitous free fall