Instant Ancient History

Posted At: April 11, 2012 2:30 PM
by Anna Ellis

Rather than consistently reporting stories with elements of newsworthiness, such as relevance, timeliness and prominence, the 24-hour news cycle is infamous for reporting on trendy topics and sensationalism. This biased agenda setting creates unnecessary drama that the 24-hour news cycle seems to thrive off of, also known as “fluff stories.”