The “Gut” Feeling About Cable News

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Variety columnist Brian Lowry writes about the cable news coverage of DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff‘s “gut feeling.”

“The news channels unwittingly reward nebulous plots with the sort of overwhelming response normally reserved for Paris Hilton.” Lowry writes. “More troubling, however, isn’t so much the news media’s tendency toward groupthink as nonthink — or ‘Televise now, think later…'”

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