Fact x Importance = News


I have no idea why but this equation from the wonderful broadcast news satire, “The Day Today”, just popped into my head.

Yes, fact x importance equals NEWS.

If you don’t know “The Day Today”, here’s a short clip for your viewing pleasure.

Of course, whilst The Day Today, back in 1994, seemed like a heavy exaggeration of how news was presented, well it probably doesn’t even seem that exaggerated when compared to today’s overblown presentation methods.