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All Your Eggs in a Basket

If anyone doubts TV news is addicted to visuals, consider what I made our bleary-eyed morning-show tabulators count this morning: the video clip of Ah-nold being pelted by an egg. NBC ran/reran it five times, ABC four, and CBS three (four if you count their display of the NY Post photo of the incident). Imagine how many times they would have replayed it if Arnold had found the egg-thrower and pounded him.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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