See, this is why I like the inter-connectivity of the web. John Hockenberry, independent-minded reporter who I learned about from his bio, has some ruminations on the state of television news.
Here's the bOING bOING link, and a direct link.
Does the world need another blog? No. Nevertheless, here is one. The name is from an Edward Gorey Christmas card. You should google it, it's funny and touching, and has a bear in it. There will be little or no poetry here.