It’s All About Me: The Cult of Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly is leaving Fox News.  And everyone over at Fox said amen. In fact, it’s very likely that many Fox viewers vociferously echo that amen chorus.

 

via CNS News:

It’s All About Me: The Cult of Megyn Kelly

Leesa K. Donner | January 5, 2017

You’d have to be deaf, blind or both, but a story of such significance bears repeating – so here it is:

BREAKING NEWS – All this breathless hyping of a news anchor moving to another network feels a little like a mother bragging that her kid just got into Harvard.

As of late, Ms. Kelly has not been reporting the news as much as she has made herself the news. And therein lies the dilemma: From a cover spread in the Hollywood Reporter to a book she’s written (about herself) there’s practically nowhere you can run and hide and not find Megyn lurking around the corner. Bookstores. Check. Your 55-inch flat screen. Check.  Your computer. Check.  Your smartphone. Check. Check. Check.

But before we go too far down this road and you think this is a hit piece on Ms. Kelly, it is not. Sadly, Ms. Kelly’s stardom as a “journalist” is emblematic of a serious problem within the broadcast journalism industry that has metastasized into an Ebola-style plague across the airwaves. And she is Exhibit A of this bilious condition.

This disorder exists because broadcast journalism has primarily become a vehicle for self-discovery. It’s all about me. (Read More)

 

Read the full commentary at CNS News

 



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