Is Katie Couric tarting up the news
? I'll believe it when she pulls something like this
.Update: Connie Chung
is unavailable for comment.Update:
Fun aside. The Moderate Voice says Dan Rather was right
. And he was. Note his exact words:
"That, you know, the trend line continues, as I say, dumbing it down, tarting it up, going to celebrity coverage rather than war coverage.
As Moderate Voice states, this is a reference to the news media prioritizing entertainment news over political news, prompted by the specific example of networks interrupting coverage of the dismissal of General Peter Pace to report the latest in Paris Hilton's legal obyssey.