Friday, 2 March 2012

"There Is No News Tonight"

On Good Friday 1930, a BBC reporter signed onto the radio broadcast for the evening news. He announced to the listeners “There is no news tonight” and the rest of the broadcast was filled by piano music. […] Today, there are several 24-hour news stations releasing content around the clock. In the last 80 years we have either started producing vastly more news worthy content or the standard of what is worth talking about has dropped significantly.

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