Day By Day

Friday, March 14, 2008

Un-reality TV

You watch the news to stay informed on what is going on in the world. Trouble is, the broadcast media aren't a very good source of information. Steve Salerno explains just how bad the problem is.

He writes:
[T]oday’s system of news delivery is an enterprise whose procedures, protocols, and underlying assumptions all but guarantee that it cannot succeed at its self described mission. Broadcast journalism in particular is flawed in such a fundamental way that its utility as a tool for illuminating life, let alone interpreting it, is almost nil.
Excellent eye-opening article. Read it here.