5 Things The Media Loves Pretending Are News

Another Cracked piece I jimmied.

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Reporting the news is really hard. We’ve seen those poor guys standing in the hurricanes, trying to hold on to their microphone while debris flies by. And it’s a good thing we have them; blogs and Twitter are nice, but to find out what’s really going on in the world, at some point you need good old-fashioned journalism.

So can you blame a news outlet for using shortcuts and falling into the same old mistakes and cliches over and over again, just to fill space?

Yes, yes we can.

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One Response to 5 Things The Media Loves Pretending Are News

  1. Ally says:

    “If the subject is medicinal marijuana, we’re not going to quote a stoner who has suddenly realized his hands can talk.” HAHAHA CLASSIC!!!!!

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