Monday, October 21, 2013

80 Percent of Your Local TV News is Press Releases and Propaganda Disguised as News




Most people know the Network news is terrible, but this video from Conan O'Brien illustrates what a total fail the local news is. The majority of local TV news you see is nothing more than press releases disguised as actual news. The other half comes from wire services like AP, Bloomberg, and Reuters. The reason for this consolidation of ownership,cuts in news gathering staff, and laziness.

To learn more about this problem others head on over to the Free Press Foundation @ http://www.freepress.net/

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