Why Are So Many Reporters Reporting on a TV Show?

Jeff Jarvis is spot-on in his criticism of media travel to the 2012 political conventions. The last contentious convention was the DNC in 1972. Since then, they’ve been glorified television shows. Media outlets distinguish themselves through analysis (which can be done at home) rather than reporting what 100 other outlets have already reported.

Reporters: Why are you in Tampa? – Jeff Jarvis, Buzz Machine

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