Monday, December 16, 2013

Gwen Ifil discusses the American Infotainment Industry

Or Not!!
Breaking News: The U.S. media is devoid of standards

It's not exactly a news flash or breaking news, quite the contrary, the "infotainmentalization" of the traditional news model is well known among Americans. 

Anytime the who, what and where stories regarding the Kardashians has morphed into breaking news;

or, a cable "news" giant (FOX) devotes an entire segment to debating the skin pigmentation of Santa Claus, we know the nightly news industry has jumped the shark.