First of all, the world loves to be entertained.
Humans love to laugh, get frightened, get swept off their
feet, and it might sound strange, but they love to cry.
But, because of the community and the small town
in which our citizens reside, local news stories are of great importance.
It maybe of even greater
importance than the death of a major celebrity.
The choice to headline the city council’s decision to close
the city’s parks for three days a week to save money rather than headline the death of a major celebrity is
because the park story will have a greater impact on the local economy and recreational interests of the
The people in this city depend on local parks for hundreds of different functions every
year, including fundraisers, weddings, family reunions, parties, car shows, and other large get-togethers,
not to mention common everyday recreational uses, such as jogging, nature hikes, sight-seeing, children
playing on the playground, and various sports.
The story about the death of a major celebrity is great
entertainment and the public does want to know.
However, it is just that, entertainment.
It does make a
good profitable story and, therefore would do just fine as a supporting story.
The story of the city parks issue would have a much greater impact on the locals.
Besides, with all the
mass media choices that our viewers have to choose from, the celebrity death story can be accessed
through one of them.
We can even write the celebrity death story in greater detail on our news website
where it can be accessed by our readers who find entertainment stories enjoyable.
Whether they search