Friday, July 31, 2009

The News You Want

Maybe when Walter Cronkite passed, he took the news industry with him, whatever was left of it. Lately it seems that the TV news has taken a dive off a cliff. Consider the following two videos:

or this one

oK, Fox and MSNBC should drop any pretense of being news. MSNBC is incredibly liberal and biased but at it's worst it is never the hate filled FoxNews. As much as I am more politically aligned with MSNBC, I am fully able to make up my mind on my own without being fed a point of view. That is why it is all the more sad to see what has become of CNN.

Take for a moment the evening line up of CNN. Start with Wolf Blitzer who is about the most legitimate news source on the station. After Wolf you get the previously mentioned Lou Dobbs. Let's stop the pretense of Lou being a news man and put him out to pasture on Fox, Lou is a ego maniac blow hard. Then you get Campbell Brown. Campbell is adequate but frankly sandwiched between Lou Dobbs and Larry King who is going to notice. Larry King has lost so much off his fastball he looks like Tim Wakefield. As for Anderson Cooper, maybe I hold it against him that he replaced Aaron Brown, but he is better as a reporter than a host.

It's no wonder that in a recent poll, Jon Stewart was voted most trusted newsman. I am hardpressed to think of any better.

I am a big news junkie and find most nights of TV frustrating watching the endless Michael Jackson and beer summit coverage. Walter Cronkite used to say that he gave the public the news they needed not the news they wanted. I wish CNN would do the same.


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