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Does anyone care about breaking news?

Does anyone care about breaking news?

Being a breaking news addict, the news that Boris Yeltsin had just died breathed fire and flame into the wanna-be journalist inside of me.

Unfortunately, when I conveyed this exciting piece of breaking news to my fellow workers in the office, they all just looked up, then looked down and carried on with their work.

How would you have reacted? I was presuming people would show at least some mild interest…

And the top story in South East Wales is…

And the top story in South East Wales is…

Listening to the news on local station Red Dragon FM this morning, what was the top story?

None of those things. The top story on the 9am bulletin from Red Dragon FM was about the rise in teenagers going to self-tanning salons. Shock, horror.

You can argue it was an “exclusive” news story, but it’s hardly earth-shattering news. Unless you are only concerned about South Wales teenagers.

Oh, and I met Tom Cruise. But more on that tomorrow.

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