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(Salon)   BREAKING NEWS: during slow news months, the media is most likely to overhype small stories and turn them into BREAKING NEWS. More on this as it develops   ( divider line
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2505 clicks; posted to Main » on 16 Jun 2012 at 12:38 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-06-16 01:08:15 PM  
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If only some gentleman would write a book about this phenomenon, outlining the various sorts of stories they do this way based on several categories and not only sell it for a very reasonable price, but offer a website to talk about such news stories. Perhaps the fine gentleman could also derive a way to make $5 a month from interested parties that would like access to even more such stories.
2012-06-16 12:52:28 PM  
1 vote:
Bath salts?
2012-06-16 12:50:21 PM  
1 vote:
This is Ric Romero reporting on BREAKING NEWS: I am eating fried chicken for lunch. We'll have analysis of what this means for the presidential election in a moment. But first, let's discuss al-Qaeda's reaction to this new development in my stomach and colon.
2012-06-16 12:41:46 PM  
1 vote:
It's a huge pet peeve of mine.

The local NBC Pittsburgh news is the worst with this.

They just did a BREAKING NEWS story that Jerry Sandusky was arriving to the courthouse.

So it's not even just Breaking News: there was a fire today.

It's Breaking News: Something we KNEW was going to happen happened at the time we knew ahead of time was going to happen!
2012-06-16 11:06:39 AM  
1 vote:
This is shocking and very upsetting. I blame those who have different beliefs than me.
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