10% News, 90% Natalee Holloway

By Brian 

It’s a pop quiz from the AP’s Frazier Moore:

“Many cable news programs went tabloid in a big way this summer, devoting hour after hour to stories about missing people. Now as fall approaches, we can expect those cable networks to:”

  • Maintain their current news ratio, which is roughly 10 percent of their coverage allotted to President Bush, the war on terrorism and the economy, and 90 percent to Natalee Holloway.

  • Refuse to cover anyone in the news who’s present and accounted for.

  • Dispatch Greta Van Susteren to look for NBC’s missing audience.

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