Newton Minow

The Downward Spiral of Cable News
3:22 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Shop Talk - April 24

The panelists talk about the late Mike Wallace's lament about cable news, which he dismissed as “opinion, gossip, and scandal.”

Wallace said, “News today has become yammer, yammer, yammer. It's infotainment. It used to be a race to the top. To a certain degree news today is a race to the bottom.”

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