Anniversaries of one sort or another are a constant thing, but giving another nod to something good never hurts: 2012 marks twenty-five years since the release of Broadcast News, James L. Brooks's deadly takedown of big television media. If you haven't see it, you must; you'll never miss the subtleties of a news show again.
Especially now with the Web playing the role it does, the idea of credibility in the media remains a standing concern. Beyond increasingly pointless gripes between "old" and "new" media (see reaction to the Huffington Post's Pulitzer win) or the uncontrollable urge to throw something at the screen when "Fox and Friends" is on, there's any number of subtle issues to recognize and process. Bias claims may be a too-routine weapon of parties that feel slighted, but it's also human nature to have opinions which lie under the surface show up.
Even the most restrained and impartial faces can betray emotion. Or, as Ghetto SpiegelStar knows, they can try to slip things in between the lines when they're busily trying to say something completely earnest: