I couldn't agree more Guro Crafty. The base problem with 24 hour cable news, is just that ...they're on the air 24/7, and they have to have something to report. The way they've handled the situation has cheapened the news, and local news channels have to follow suit to compete.
And as for the _________, Paris Hilton, I find it to be in a long line of things that prove, to me at least, that we are digressing as a culture. But, I guess that's what happens when society lives vicariously through the television.
Enjoy the day, you won't get it back.