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  •  Funny thing... (1+ / 0-)
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    brooklynbadboy

    ...but those supposedly irrelevant evening newscasts on ABC, CBS, and NBC still get a far larger audience than all of the cable news networks combined!  And that's despite the fact that the cable networks have 24 hours a day versus 30 minutes for the nightly news.

    But the impact of cable news, as you note, is in the echo chamber.  The Very Important Pundits of the beltway think that what is said on those cable channels is important, so therefore it must be true...

    Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

    by TexasTom on Tue Dec 01, 2009 at 07:05:56 AM PST

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