Stories like this one give me hope. The forth wall has been crumbling the past 20 years or so, so stories like this one reminds me there are people out there protecting us from the so-called protectors of our democracy.
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Television news was a great idea. Just think of it: A box that sits in your living room and brings you important information from around the block or around the world. Sounds too good to be true. And apparently it is.
Whatever value television adds to the distribution of news must be weighed against the harm it produces through its incorporation of bias, selective editing, and the pursuit of its own self interest.
It's a damn good thing we have another option...