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March 29th, 2006

Boycotting Local News

A few days ago I decided: I’m done with local news.

Perhaps it’s just having been subjected to the worst local news broadcast ever, but I’ve become very soured to local newscasts. There’s almost no investigative journalism done anymore, they never ask real questions, and if I ever hear the interstitial sound effect of fingers on a keyboard during an Internet-themed story, I’m going to kill someone.

It should be noted that I don’t watch national news, either, so I guess you could say I’m boycotting all TV news. When I feel like Jon Stewart’s the only TV person I trust to give me news, there’s something wrong.

So, goodbye Lark McCarthy and your annoying intonation, goodbye Will Thomas and the smirk I don’t trust, and goodbye weather forecasters that I didn’t actually hate. I’m done with you for now.

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