Irrelevancy is all the vogue of late, and getting more so. But wait, there is hope upon the hype-rizon. As reported here, previously, anchors are starting to push back against the omnipresence of celebrity “news” and its creeping into actual “newscasts.” Here is further evidence (via New York Times):
There seems to be a new wave in the contrarian crossfire of television news on the subject of celebrity misdeeds. Jack Cafferty, the vinegary commentator on CNN and alumni of a legendary â€œLive at Fiveâ€ team, was the latest example in a protest against the Lindsay Lohan news, right.
Rage Against the Teleprompter – The Lede – Breaking News – New York Times Blog
Let’s hope this is a trend which catches fire across the land!