The state of commercial media in America today is that "if it bleeds, it leads." Rather than provide us with real news, our corporatized media gives us ratings-driven infotainment drivel, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They go for the bright and sparkly stuff, instead of the substance.
NPR and everyone else, please stop lying to us. And please stop
reading corporate press releases to us and calling them news. This
morning, NPR took a stab at covering the proposed AT&T-DirecTV
merger that was officially announced this weekend.