Is that the media's job? To invent scenarios that are for the most part implausible just to give them the excuse to have another ten minute panel discussion?
There is simply not enough news to sustain a 24-hour news network. Thus, they have been reduced to finding filler, in the form of snarky cranks who rant about the same thing all day every day.
Strangely, CNN devoted most of the segment on the fact that Alcala was on the Dating Game and very little time on the actual people he murdered. The idiotic soundbites came one after another.
The trail leading to Eric Massa's resignation from Congress is littered with stories of political infighting and bitter divisions. Along the way, it a...
Despite all this history, CNN's leaders have decided that the best way to solve their rating problems is to send Cooper and Gupta back to Haiti, even though a lot of the action there has ended.
Cooper's success can be traced back to his unconventional approach and to trusting his instincts. The same could be said for his reporting style.
Watching the Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, I couldn't help feeling relief John McCain was soundly beate...
Just about every survivor in Haiti can be expected to be going through a very personal grieving process and many will experience at least some symptoms of post traumatic stress.
The coverage from Haiti is disaster porn -- it's completely exploitative and voyeuristic, rather than contextualized to tell the larger story of the tragedy of Haiti that has always existed.
Media types are there to keep themselves and their hefty paychecks forthcoming, egged on by the networks' need to create controversy. How else will they get the viewers to watch, and thus generate valuable ad revenue?
We have a president who understands the politics of campaigning but not the politics of governing.
The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.
I cannot believe that if the public preferred Conan over Dave they wouldn't have switched to NBC from whatever prime-time network they'd been watching.
Has CNN just given up targeting a mass audience in lieu of a niche one? Anyone who watched Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin co-host The Gayest New Year's Eve Bash Of All Time might have been wondering.
Should the Salahis be boiled, flogged, or has the media made it much more than it really was?
American television news is returning to its roots as an information wasteland. Pretty faces with largely empty heads read teleprompters and mug for t...