Tag: Then vs. Now
Why I Think Today’s Newscasts Are Ruining Our Minds
It’s amazing how newscasts have evolved in a complete reverse direction to websites, while inheriting all the wrongs that early websites used to have. Early newscasts used to be as practical and straightforward as the modern day Google search page. Modern day newscasts look more like a pop-up infested version of AltaVista.
Want some real life examples?
Here’s how the first ABC news cast in Australia looked like.
Now compare it with this Fox News broadcast, or this CNN news broadcast covering the Boston bombing. If Wolf Blitzer wants me to follow him on Twitter, can’t he show me his username at the end of the cast, rather than flashing it repeatedly during the whole breaking news coverage?