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Breaking news on the news

What do you consider breaking news? Something to interrupt the shows and let people know? Maybe a kidnap child, a terrorist attack. Many other things.
My local news are a bunch of idiots. They think a basketball couch retiring or a NBA player be traded is breaking news. They interrupted a show over a hour ago, just to have a news conference about a player being transferred to a new team. Same thing happen last week when the same team couch retired. I find it funny. I am not paying that much attention so I don't care that the show isn't on. I just find it funny they call it breaking news.
What non-sense has your news aired as breaking news?


Asked by mommy_of_two388 at 5:05 PM on Feb. 23, 2011 in Entertainment

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Answers (4)
  • anything life threatening is breaking news. anything that is going to effect or may effect our nation is breaking news.

    Answer by fordeeperroots at 7:21 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • banging head into wall


    Answer by fiatpax at 5:17 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • they just want to be the first to air the info...i agree with you..stuff like that..definitley npt worth breaking into my show for!

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 5:21 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Wow, a couch a COACH retiring...still not news. They are idiots. Hmm...

    Answer by flmomma4 at 7:19 PM on Feb. 23, 2011