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Inadvertent. In retrospect a bad choice of words

What I meant was is that they pander to sensationalism. Often unintentionally, but it seems to be the new norm: A few examples

--- The preference given to political talking heads immediately after some senseless act of violence. There is a time an place for this discussion, but that is not news.

--- The cameras that instantly pan to the minority in search of an emotional response when the speaker utters politically supportive or incorrect words.

--- The reporting of non facts as news: "It is not known if alcohol or drugs were involved in this accident". Why not include UFS's in there too. "Senator X's office did not return our calls on this issue", implying Senator X has a position.
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