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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The unnecessary joke that is the local evening news

The evening news has now become, after parroting the local and dying newspaper, a recap of whatever loose connection they can make between the latest YouTube video and what's happening now.

Last evening, as a terrific example, KCTV 5 ran a video of a snowplow in New York City that trashed an SUV, as though it had any connection to what's going on here in Kansas City:




Reporters, anyone?



Orphan of the Road said...

What once was news is now infotainment. Capped-teeth and hairdos trump hard work and digging for a story.

Mo Rage said...

It's been infotainment for some time but it truly seems to be getting far worse.