The Very Mention Of You

On the 08/13/2017 broadcast of CNN’s Reliable Sources I sat through the tortures experience of image in over drive not since the last presidential campaign when the media could not get enough of the Trump image. The story was about Yashar Ali, the blogger, being sued by, American television personality, Eric Bolling, it took Reliable Sources twenty-nine stills and clips, many in repetition rotation to tell the story and none of Yashar Ali, who was on the telephone contributing to the telling. When I’m asked if I had seen a story reported on one of the cable outlets, my answer is usually yes and no, I watch most cable news, if you can call it that with ‘eyes wide shut’, in avoidance of the annoyance of watching image overload at the mention of a name…