Thursday, March 11, 2004

Because Indiana people are more newsworthy.

The thing I hate most about local television is when they do the "Indiana Connection." The most prominent example of this happened tonight. One of the Indy news stations was covering the bombing of trains in Madrid. Over 180 people were killed in these bombings. And what was the tagline for the story?

"Deadly bombings in Spain; what about the Indiana students who were only miles away?"

Apparently, it's not enough to report about the people who lost their lives in the tragic event, that we have to talk about Indiana citizens who just so happened to be in the country, and were not injured or even involved. The egocentrism of this state disgusts me.