Hilarious Supercut of Newscasters Parroting Corporate PR

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As Nick Davies describes in his book Flat Earth News, 21st century journalists are left with precious little time to write or investigate their own stories, and PR firms have been happy to pick up the slack. Conan O’Brien exploits this for comic effect in this supercut of local newscasters regurgitating the same stock phrase from a pre-packaged fluff piece: