But little of the script which can be easily seen comes from Big Brother.
Most of the script that can be easily seen comes from the inside soul of those who aspire to be free press journalists and those who just want to make up the news.
There is a sense of pride, of patriotism, of evangelism in the main stream media today, which is driven like the failing disaster called health care, by the profit motive.
So very much like the Ferengi, they labor under the decidedly false notion that everything must have a profit motive to be really pure.
"I made a good profit on Mrs. McNulty's kidneys" is no different than "we really got some good profit from that story the Pentagon gave us the exclusive on".
The next post in this series is here.