Pretty Much Pop #44: Local News w/ Deion Broxton

Is news entertainment? To what extent has local news consumption decreased given the alternatives? Deion is an on-air reporter for NBC Montana who was recently memified for fleeing amusingly from some bison. He joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss what we might be missing out on, the uses and abuses of news coverage, reality vs. media portrayals, and the current status of "trusted news reporter" in our collective consciousness. Here are a few relevant articles to peruse:

Here's that story about the murder that Deion refers to. Deion's bison story has been covered on the Today Show, Time, Huffington Post, etc. Follow him @DeionNBCMT.

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This podcast is part of the Partially Examined Life podcast network and is curated by openculture.com.

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