The 8 o’clock news is always 20 minutes long. Somehow the amount of news is independent of the quantity or impact of the events that happened that day.
Twenty minutes of news. That is what people expect. That is what has been programmed. That is what has been sold to the ad agency.
I am looking forward to the day there is no news. The day there is nothing really important to say. The day the news stays quiet. And people can read, play games or just talk with
“Today there is no news. Have a great evening.”