This has been an interesting news week. Well, maybe interesting isn’t the right word. Troubling, confusing or even downright weird might sum it up better. Whichever you might be feeling, the end result is that we’ve learned (or possibly re-learned) a valuable lesson about the business of news.
Let’s use CNN, the self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in News” as a case study. The back-to-back headlines this week were: The imminent call to war on Syria by the U.S. and its allied nations; Miley Cyrus’s VMA performance; and the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s epic “I Have a Dream” speech.
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