Monday, August 25, 2008

They Call Him "Spinner" Murrow Now...

So Jon Stewart invited a bunch of journalists to an informal breakfast this morning before the DNC's convention begins. It sounds like the start of a joke, doesn't it? "So, a guy walks into a room and he says to the crowd, 'Why do I take this more seriously than you?'" On the "TRAIL BLAZER" blog of The Dallas Morning News (it must be important, it's IN ALL CAPS), this poster proved Stewart's point by completely missing the story altogether. FauxNews was able to Fox-ify the story (we don't just report the news: we are the news); CNN got the report right but do you think it'll appear on the air? (highlight spoiler: it won't be); The Washington Post seems more than a little gleeful that the print media got off lightly compared to its overpaid, blow-dried counterparts.

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