posted on Dec, 12 2003 @ 09:00 AM
What passes for news these days is shock and entertainment. And as many posters have mentioned, it is all about the bottom line - distracting the
nation from larger, deeper issues.
It always cracks me up when Tom Brokaw says, "and now, for our in depth look at.." In depth, my ARSE! If those folks actually think what
they cover remotely resembles IN DEPTH, I'd hate to be stuck at dinner or a cocktail party with them. Their brains must be the size of a pea.
The internet is the most amazing creation of our lifetimes. There is so much alternative views, world news and opinion its never-ending. And it's at
least 2 weeks ahead of the mainstream in every way, shape and form. Talk about makin' 'em look bad! I recently heard a columnist say, "the internet
is the most valuable tool a writer could ever have." I hardily agree. I just wish everyone could get on line and do a little of their own research
every day. America would be far better off. And the network news would go down in flames - where they belong.