TV’s role in balloon boy story

TV’s role in balloon boy story (0)

10/20/09 •
REPOST FROM NEWSLAB.ORG
The runaway balloon that didn’t have a six-year-old inside was one of those made for television stories, all right. TV newsrooms didn’t know just how manufactured the story apparently was until it was all over. Were they snookered? Sure, along with everyone else.
It’s easy to say now that the cable news networks went overboard with […]

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