Retro Report on PBS

Where Did The News Go? | Andy Borowitz

Episode 2 | 4m 29s Video has closed captioning.

We hear a lot about fake news these days, but New Yorker magazine humorist Andy Borowitz wants to talk about another widespread phenomenon: no news. Every day on TV we’re assaulted with the empty news calories, the Pringles potato chips of news. But who was the evil genius behind this maddening trend?

Aired: 10/08/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-14

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country.

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