I love talking to friends about how the media covers stories. A few people told me yesterday how the coverage following Michael Jackson's death is over the top, way too much and just plain repetitive.
Jackson is definitely dominating the news. Even on the day when U.S. troops turned control of Baghdad and other urban areas over to Iraq, Jackson was the top story on many national newscasts. On WITN News at Sunrise that day, we put Iraq as the more important story.
Though Jackson is getting so much attention, I must admit that I still click on stories about the pop icon and swivel around in my chair to look at the TV when new information about him comes on the news.
Be honest. Are you to the point where you turn the channel when Michael Jackson coverage comes on? Or, do you still pay attention?