Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Proof That All Local TV Is The Same

Anybody who has spent evenings in hotel rooms as they flit from one American city to the other on business knows that all local television news broadcasts seem the same.
Invasion of the body snatchers? All these news anchors
say the exact same thing.  

Conan O'Brien recently proved that. He offered a montage of clips from local newscasts, all reporting on Christmas season buying patterns.

Looks like they're all just reading handouts, rather than investing in finding out what the real local stories are. I guess if most stations are owned by just a few media conglomerates, this is what you get.

Watching the clip, I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. You won't either. Here it is:

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