Found via Lost Remote, this Idaho Radio News post includes one of the funniest (and saddest) send-ups of local news promotions in commercial media.
- Sweeps Can KILL You (MP3, about 2 minutes)
Can you imagine a public radio or public television station doing a promo like this? Of course not — it’s the polar opposite of the public media ethos.
Perhaps one of the ways to define public service media going forward is to declare what we are not.