Instead of global news we have national cacophony

A series of dramatically extraordinary events are occurring worldwide. That’s an understatement, of course. But watching the former television staple – the network evening news programs – would leave citizens ignorant of any global tectonic shifts.


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  Walter Cronkite was once considered America’s “most trusted” person as he summarized the day’s most important events on the CBS Evening News.

Walter Cronkite was once considered America’s “most trusted” person as he summarized the day’s most important events on the CBS Evening News.

Recently, Brazil impeached its president, Columbia arrived at a peaceful agreement (but failed referendum) to a decades-long civil war, and the Middle East became more volatile after Turkey unilaterally invaded Syria. The list goes on.

The network news on that eventful day, however, was dominated by two extreme East Coast weather events, a photo-op in Mexico, and a few viral YouTube videos.  Read more here