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    I Lurked For Years, foresterbob

    There's no real time taken for actual journalism any more because of the voracious appetite of the 24/7 news market.

    That being said, lots more of "We should emphasize that much of this has not been confirmed" and "This is only speculation at this point" would be useful.

    •  Or maybe (0+ / 0-)

      Just report the stuff that's verified, and not stay on the air for 24hrs straight.

      There is other news that can be covered as well. Apparently the cable stations can't do that for some strange reason.

      Local stations are different. This affects them directly. I'm not in Boston, it doesn't matter to me what streets are blocked, or what the police there are advising.

      I would like to know more about the situation at that fertilizer plant explosion, for example. But nobody will cover that.

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