Archive for August 25, 2013
Whether or not we consider ourselves news aficionados, everyone prefers interesting news reports over humdrum news stories. Every news organization knows this, which is the reason that competition within the news industry is so fierce. At the end of the day, people are going to choose the local news stations, websites, and news papers that feature the most interesting, and relevant, news of the day.
It seems that the line between interesting news reports and sensational news stories is becoming blurred. Do all of the most interesting news stories always have to be overblown, sensational stories? If you were to look at the big three cable news networks, it certainly seems that way. But what else can you expect when they are competing for viewers 24 hours per day, 7 days per week?
What this amounts to is news organizations scouring every region of the United States for any interesting news of today. Of course, most of the news that makes headlines consists of sensational stories of tra