Donna Quoted in CBS Marketwatch

Mon Apr 5 22:07:16 EDT 2004

"Dan Billings" said:
>Commercial news stations provide a headline service for people who 
>tune in for a short time to get the headlines, sports, traffic, and 
>weather.  People do not tune in for 6 minute stories and do not want 
>six minute stories.

You make it seem as if people would only tune to a non-commercial station for 6-minte stories, but tune to commercial stations only for short ones.

Are people's expectations driven by the commerciality of a broadcast outlet?

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