By Doug Porter / Democratic Woman’s Club
The sameness of the content can become overwhelming.
It’s happy, rappy and don’t-be-crappy whenever possible. Drama is reserved for ledes that bleed, i.e., crime and confrontations. Nuance is too difficult to jam into 30 seconds. It’s a formula, differing in graphics, presentation and the personalities of the persons reading the script.
It’s by-and-large an echo chamber. There’s a long standing tradition of prioritizing content based on what appears in print media. In San Diego that means “Papa Doug” Manchester and his Mission Valley minions have a disproportionate influence when it comes to political reporting.
Welcome to the world of commercial broadcast news in San Diego.
NOTE: This is the second installment of the Who Runs San Diego? series, a project of the Woman’s Democratic Club. [Read more…]