“Lights. Drone. Paid protestors. Action!”
The latest indiscretion resounding from the jounalistic vortex of forced idealism and the presence of self-gravitational field powerful enough to shred the spacetime continuum in regressing Soviet politics to the abyss preceding Glasnost, involved the fabrication of a ride share transportation “transgender” protest in Atlanta. Allegedly participants in the demonstration were actually students in a local actor’s workshop and the “breaking news” contrived event took three long takes and gallons of knockoff boutique packs of Perrier mineral water consumed by the directing crew.
Just maybe the cable news empire founded by Ted Turner and framed upon Jane Fonda’s beloved progressive radical principles is finally susceptible to a justified inoculation with a dosage of karma engineered by patriotic nanobots, as one too many scripted news events have finally garnered the attention of the news gods?
At least a significant portion of the audience has awaken from a drug-induced stupor, the narcotic of sensationalism, as a new poll ranks the most trusted broadcast news syndicates, reports Fox News.
While CNN and the outwardly conservative leaning media conglomerate Sinclair tussle in a death battle to avoid relegation in the broadcast doldrums marked by obscurity and the absence of revenue, the top five remains interesting, if not telling, as to the lingering audience trends in the wake of the election. Not surprisingly, the BBC reigns over US carriers with a robust and Apple-like 90% approval rating. However, Fox News nipping at the heels of the British professional pool of journalists and ranked second, sends resounding shockwaves throughout the entire industry.
Even amid the nightmarish public relations fallout of the Bill O’Reilly controversy and perpetual circulating rumors of sexual harassment allegations, the network managed to resonate with 87% of the 4,012 folks polled by Brand Keys. What makes the results even more stunning is that the majority of volunteers were not plucked from the brokerage firms of Wall Street, and the continuous stream of bombastic abrasive rhetoric from leftists, is probably not indicative of reality.
Filling out the remainder of the top ten were PBS, Bloomberg, MSNBC, CBS, NBC, and ABC.
As the prevalence of news content on the internet has reached a critical mass on the internet causing a migration in substantial audience share, the three original terrestrial television networks, combined to earn a paltry average of 71%, a figure which indicates that traditional news model featuring a bias, inherit an unsavory reputation marred by skepticism.
The days of “if it bleeds, it leads,” have clearly been selected out along with other undesirable and obscure traits in the Darwinian high stakes game of news content delivery colliding with the endlessly changing technological narrative.
Read the Fox News story here.