God help cable news if news occurs

One of today's great ironies is that the 24-hour news channels are usually at their worst when real news is breaking. At best, the term "cable news" is a misnomer. Actual news coverage rarely exceeds 10% of a channel's day. The rest of the time is devoted to opinions and arguments over current events. It … Continue reading God help cable news if news occurs

But deliver us from the media, amen

Health care. Russia. Travel ban. Wiretapping. Budget cuts. Leaks. And on and on and on. Work up a lather, rinse, repeat. O Lord, grant me relief from the endless cycle of "news" based on the possibly informed insights, half-truths, pure speculation and outright lies that pass as journalism these days. Never has so much blather … Continue reading But deliver us from the media, amen