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Thursday, February 08, 2007

Quote du jour

To review: news shows are, yes, shows. They do not make money by providing us useful information. They make money by providing us... to the advertisers.
-- Bob Harris, noting that out of the over 100,000 deaths in the world today, only one is getting much attention from our so-called news networks. Harris notes that these "news" organizations are not underestimating the American public--that one particular death is the most popular story on Google News and Yahoo News.