Tuesday, September 22, 2009

If I were an editor......

and you were a lady; would you marry me anyway, would you have my.....sorry, got off on a tangent there.

So, you're an editor at Fox News online, and you have to make a decision about a story to put out for your readership. Just exactly what is the criteria they use for determining what is newsworthy? What kind of stories do Americans really want to read about?

I know. I'm sure this will brighten up a news junkie's day; or, at least get them thinking about the fragility of life and make them appreciate it in a more meaningful way.

Three Workers Suffocate in Vat of Fish Sauce

I guess reading about the 555,324th way you can die in this world is newsworthy stuff; but it would probably hit home a little more if it had been at some plant in Tacoma WA, and not in Viet Nam.

1 comment:

  1. I'm sure the fact that there were 3 of them was quite notable as well. Not just 1 yokel being extinguished, but 3.