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Neil Armstrong dies, and CNN serves up warmed over Rielle Hunter

Monday, August 27, 2012

Did you notice how TV and the cable news networks botched the death over the weekend of the first man to walk on the moon? AP Television writer David Bauder noticed:

In the hours after Armstrong’s death was announced, news networks were airing canned programming — jailhouse documentaries, a rerun interview with Rielle Hunter, Mike Huckabee’s  weekend show. Menacing satellite pictures of Tropical Storm Isaac had much more air time than Armstrong's dusty hops on the lunar surface. Talk of the upcoming GOP national convention sucked up the air.


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