Journalism as theater [is what] TV news is.
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*Thomas Griffith (Australian politician) (1842–1913), member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
*Tommy Griffith (1889–1967), American baseball player
*Thomas B. Griffith (born 1954), American judge
*Tom Griffith (born 1957), American television presenter
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Editors may think of themselves as dignified headwaiters in a well-run restaurant but more often they operate a snack bar and expect you to be grateful that at least they got the food to the table warm.
Journalism constructs momentarily arrested equilibriums and gives disorder an implied order. That is already two steps from reality.
To the public, the press is not David among Goliaths; it has become one of the Goliaths, Big Media, a combination of powerful television networks, large magazine groups and newspaper chains that are near-monopolies.
Anderson's muckraking is one of debatable ends constantly used to justify questionable works.
This was nothing but a tragic, awful accident.
The news is staged, anticipated, reported, analyzed until all interest is wrung from it and abandoned for some new novelty.
Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press.
I think it's going very well. I think Judge Peters has given them a nice explanation.