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Re: when news breaks, we ignore it?

I was at the rally (Fleet Center said there was 11,500 people there). Later 
on in the evening, I turned on WBZ 1030 to see what they were reporting about 
the event and they didn't! I couldn't believe it. Gore brings in 2,000, they 
have 2 reporters there. Nader brings in over 10,000, no one is there. 

In a message dated 10/2/00 1:40:28 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
dlh@donnahalper.com writes:

<< Okay, first a disclaimer-- this is not about politics.  I don't care who 
 the list-members are voting for, and I hope the thread will not end up a 
 polemic about the candidates.  That having been said, your opinion 
 please.  I listened off and on to WBZ radio all day today, and except for 
 one brief mention (there may have been two, but not in any great detail), 
 one would never have known that Ralph Nader and various celebrities were in 
 town for a rally at the Fleet Center.  Whether or not you feel Nader has a 
 chance (or deserves a chance), would you not say that an event that draws 
 10,000 people deserves some coverage?  Has Sunday news been cut back to 
 such a degree that WBZ doesn't send out reporters to do politics unless 
 they are channel 4 reporters?  Or was it determined that Nader's campaign 
 is not news?   In any event, given that WBZ  Radio is our news station and 
 usually does a fine job on such things, I was surprised at the virtual 
 blackout on what Nader was up to in Boston.