"Be careful with that 'weird stuff'"...
Some of the footage of television reporters putting themselves in the most extreme position possible just to get the best “stand-up” live shot was beyond parody.
First prize went to Tucker Barnes, a reporter for Fox 5, who went live from Ocean City, Maryland amid a strange, brown foamy substance. He reported that it “didn’t taste great” and had a “sandy consistency”. Apparently, it was raw sewage:
Oh. My. God. Ew.
Via The Telegraph. Please read the entire article, "Perfect Storm of Hype: Politicians, the media and the Hurricane Irene apocalypse that never was".
H/t: David Shuster