Tag Archives: Diane Sawyer

Mississippi River flood gates open for cliche reporter stand-ups

Memo to television news reporters covering flooding along the Mississippi River:  Please refrain from doing stand-ups and live shots in the chemical and waste contaminated, snake infested  floodwaters you’ve been advising viewers to avoid.  Such actions could be hazardous to … Continue reading

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Royal wedding asks: Is U.S. TV news out of touch?

The second worst tornado in U.S. history devastated six southern states this week.  At least 343 people were killed. Thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed. The lives of millions of American have been plunged into crisis mode. TV … Continue reading

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