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MSNBC and Prison Reality Programming:” Or How Did “Lockup Raw” Get On a News Channel?

 My love-hate relationship with 24 hour cable news continues. I’ve admitted it before: None of my  criticism of 24 hour cable news – including what I have to say here – can hide a simple fact: When all hell breaks … Continue reading

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Why Not Feed the 24 Hour News Beast Something Truly Repulsive? The Case of Liz Trotta

  With all the disgust I feel for much of the detritus that the 24 hour cable news channels use to fill their bottomless news hole, I won’t deny that I am simultaneously a fan.    Hypocrisy? Maybe.     CNN and … Continue reading

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Fear + Hyping = FYPING: The “Crystal-Methification” of 24 Hour Cable News

Remember Howard Beale, the anchorman played by Peter Finch in the film “Network?” I always think of his “mad as hell” moment when I see the latest example of 24 hour cable news networks like MSNBC and CNN and Fox … Continue reading

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