Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Is cable news now old news?

Jack Shafer:
The cable news audience has peaked

Shafer makes a good point here:

There’s so little news in cable news – especially during prime time – that it’s a bit of a misnomer to keep calling it “cable news.” As currently programmed, the networks best resemble political talk radio, in which people chat about the news instead of report it.

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