American news channels are really quite amazing in their ability to cram as little news as possible into the 24 hours/day they have to work with. I watch more hours of news programming here than I used to in Australia but I know vastly less as a result. No international news. No real analysis of anything except the political posturing. No ability to separate fact from rhetoric. And that’s just CNN, Fox is a whole different absurd story.
Check out Jon Stewart nailing CNN for their insipid “we have to leave it there” approach: