Re: News Analysis

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Wed Jun 21 2000 - 21:17:18 MDT

>I haven't directly observed this on the tv news (I hate tv news, it's largely
>junk), but I have seen it in the local papers. It's marked either "news
>analysis" or just "analysis", but I doubt most people pay attention to that
>(sort of like the ads made up to look like news articles, hoping you won't
>notice the "advertisement" markings at the top).

I'll have to look into this. It sounds like a conscious attempt to
fictionalize the news. I had always believed that previous
fictionalizations were by fanatical people who really believed in
what they were saying. (I tend to discount most conspiracy theories.)

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