Inherit The Footage: ABC Rehashes Old Stories

In order to cash in on the nation’s current interest in the debate over evolution –thanks to Kansas’ adoption of new science standards and the Dover school board trial— this evening ABC’s World News Tonight strung together disparate clips and previous footage to once again spin out the old yarn that this is just a religious issue. Yawn.
(If you’re still interested see our report on the original airing of this story back in September.)
But, if you’re interested in seeing a report that truly delves into the issue –from both sides– check out CBS’s News Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Here’s an objective report from a crew that took the issue seriously and rather than repeat the media hype they researched issue, interviewed the experts, and gave viewers solid information on the debate over evolution.