Silly Sears Tower Live Shots

By Brian 

NBC’s Brian Williams is right when he criticizes cable news coverage of the terror arrests on the Daily Nightly:

“Last night, cable news went big on the story. For hours on end. Live pictures of the Miami and Chicago skylines aired — as if we were waiting for some live event to take place. Live shots of the Chicago Sears tower (especially when viewed with the sound muted and screaming lower-third terrorist-themed banner graphics) implied it was going to keel over at any moment — or, at minimum, that it was in some imminent danger.”

The same should be said for the breathless live reports from affiliate reporters outside the Sears Tower…