In the last few years the local tv news channels here have started advertising almost every news story as "Breaking New Alert" even on simply stories. I've grown tone deaf to the phrase. How about you?
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Especially the phenomenon that a Hollywood couple is braking up. Or Charlie Sheen has HIV.
I think it's the new thing to get us to stop and watch but it's like calling wolf
It is ridiculous. Always the breaking news house fire. Of course everyone "escapes". Breaking-Governor visits nursing home!
I've been thinking the same thing.
CNN is overusing using it too.
Didn't they start it?
I believe they did!