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Tue Sep 12, 2017, 06:45 PM

 

Afraid I don't see the journalistic or civic justification for giving nonstop national (vs regional)

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Afraid I don't see the journalistic or civic justification for giving nonstop national (vs regional) days-long news coverage to hurricanes.

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Reply Afraid I don't see the journalistic or civic justification for giving nonstop national (vs regional) (Original post)
jodymarie aimee Sep 2017 OP
dottie66 Sep 2017 #1
marybourg Sep 2017 #2
LAS14 Sep 2017 #3

Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 06:52 PM

1. I agree. I'm concerned but would like general news coverage to continue too.

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 07:09 PM

2. It's not news coverage; it's entertainment.

If it's journalism or civic responsibility you're looking for, ditch the cable TV subscription and patronize and support the NY Times, The Washington Post, NPR and PBS.

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Tue Sep 12, 2017, 08:51 PM

3. I agree. I'm especially concerned about the loss of donations to the victims...

... of the Mexican earthquake. A local NPR show guest was of the opinion that CNN saw the chance to make their careers with reporting the biggest hurricane ever and just dumped all resources in Florida - couldn't cover anything else. Self indulgent on their part.

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