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TV news strives for sensationalism, not accuracy

 

April 2, 2016



I’ve said in this space before a couple of my favorite Sunday news talk shows are Reliable Sources on CNN and Media Buzz on Fox. They talk about media coverage from the week’s events. I would think this week they’ll have plenty to talk about especially after Monday’s debacle in reporting from two of the three major 24-hour news stations.

Monday I went home for lunch and flipped on the news and found coverage of the lockdown at the Capitol. Switching between the three main all-news coverage outlets I found all three reporting something different.

Being in the news business I wondere...



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