Media Mobilize for Royal Wedding

Phil Rosenthal of the Chicago Tribune writes: One estimate has 8,000 TV and radio reporters and support staff from around the world in London covering the nuptials. CNN alone is said to be sending 50 U.S. staffers to complement 75 from its London bureau. It’s bound to be better television than the federal government’s budget negotiations. In any case, it provides a momentary diversion from the Middle East, Japan and whatever the next crisis turns out to be. “There are a lot of other more important stories going on in the world. That’s clear,” said Jon Banner, the executive producer […]