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Bailout for the 24-hour news cycle

A perfect storm: a plane goes into the river in NYC.

Setting: NYC, media capital of the world
Story: Heroism by pilot and regular ol' folks
Plot elements: airplane, birds, white Americans, water, populated area, NYPD, FDNY, Port Authority, mild injuries
Visuals: endless still and video photography
Reporters: opportunity to gush about how great America is
Immediate TV effect: eyewitness interviews, happiness about a "real" story that requires no investigative journalism or thinking
Long-term business deals: Lisa Beamer-style bestselling sentimental memoirs, opportunity for a few media-savvy schlubs to become Joe the Plumber-type media celebrities
Reality: NONSTORY


No profanes - sacred
 
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