Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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News

As soon as Egypt exploded the TV news stopped bothering with Tunisia and as soon as Libya exploded the TV news stopped bothering with Egypt. 

The pictures coming out of Libya are still dramatic enough to hold the attention of the broadcasters, but only just- and they've been pushed way down the agenda by the troubles in Japan. 

This isn't journalism, it's tornado chasing. 
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