Monday, October 18, 2010

Is "BREAKING NEWS!" a joke?

Breaking News! It gets your attention even when some news reports aren't that accurate or urgent. Is this just a method to put the withering television news back in the spotlight? RT's Priya Sridhar explains that ten years ago you would only see breaking news when there was something breaking but today it's so common with the pressure to fill a 24 hour news cycle and remain competitive.

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