Thursday, February 23, 2012

Macintouch: Apple Reports:

With all due respect to Mr. Seward -- and coming from someone who's worked at ABC, NBC, FOX as well as the print media -- the issue isn't "Entertainment vs. News".

The issue is "News vs. $/Advertising Revenue". And you'd better believe that if ABC's findings had a chance of hurting the company financially (in terms of lost ad revenue or disparaging the parent company), they'd sit on the story.

Here's an example of this. ABC killed a story on 20/20 exposing Disney's lax attitude toward employing pedophiles at its theme parks -- at Disney's request.