The Breaking News Epidemic

Paying Attention: No doubt, we know precisely where the current “breaking news” /”breaking alert” epidemic started: September 11th, 2001. On that day, every news channel and every broadcast station was bombarded with news, news feeds, photos, videos, interviews, theories, conflicting reports about the Twin Towers attack. So much information was coming in so fast and […]

Jon Stewart On CNN’s FLT 370 Coverage

Paying Attention:  It’s no secret that on this site, we have a viewpoint on what’s going on with TV news–especially CNN–regarding the Malaysia Airlines Flt. 370 disaster/catastrophe/mystery. We covered that particular topic just about 10 days ago, in the post “The Good News About Bad News”.   Now, the big hitters have jumped in, including […]

Jon Stewart On CNN's FLT 370 Coverage

Paying Attention:  It’s no secret that on this site, we have a viewpoint on what’s going on with TV news–especially CNN–regarding the Malaysia Airlines Flt. 370 disaster/catastrophe/mystery. We covered that particular topic just about 10 days ago, in the post “The Good News About Bad News”.   Now, the big hitters have jumped in, including […]