Journalists tend to groan when they talk about the 24-hour news cycle. Events move so fast, there's seldom time to bask in the glow of a job well done... because new events knock the big stories out of the headlines almost immediately.
Our monthly survey of the media landscape, Signals & Noise, attempts to take in events in news and non-news media. And just a day after our last session, we had five new items to discuss.
Our regular partners from the Communication faculty at Southern Oregon University, Precious Yamaguchi (subbed this month by Chris Lucas) and Andrew Gay, work hard to keep up.
We bring them back in for a state-of-the-moment discussion.