Yesterday Was TV News’ Most Humiliating Day
Yesterday was indeed TV news’ most humiliating day. In no way, shape or form could it have been compared with a day 10 years ago, since the TV culture and news cultures have evolved. Or is that the word? Yesterday television lived up to the late Fred Allen’s famous quote: “Television is a new medium. It’s called a medium because nothing is well-done.” On several fronts, it was like watching a car wreck — and here’s why.