Breaking news. . . .

Ronan Farrow
Ronan Farrow announcing an upcoming segment on MSNBC:
“. . . Up next, a lot else happening today, including shocking video that you’ve gotta to see if you haven’t already. It’s a state trooper shooting an unarmed man in. . . .”
Note to colleagues at cable TV news:
Could we at least pretend not to gawk?

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Don’t touch that dial

WBBM News
Teaser aired early Tuesday evening for CBS WBBM-TV News in Chicago:
“Why the FBI is paying special attention to Chicago for terror attacks. At 10.”
There have been more shameful teasers in the history of TV news.
QT will continue its research until it finds one.

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Are there no prisons?

Public Homeless
News Headline: “City makes it illegal to sleep in public in effort to crack down on the homeless.”
OK, so we’re the richest nation in the world and we still have many families who are hungry, with little hope, no work in sight.
We can live with that.
But they’re so unsightly.

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