Grief: Not News.

Conjecture on missing Malaysian Flight 370 might make for a good story, even if the cable channels bleed it dry.Flight 370 search routeThat said, relentlessly filming grieving relatives is not news. Nor will it ever be.

If these ambulance-chasers really want to get to the bottom of this kind of misery, all they have to do is read Agamemnon, indeed any Greek tragedy. Gérin_Clytemnestre_hésitant_avant_de_frapper_Agamemnon_endormi_Louvre_5185Failing that, they could kill each other – or go missing – and their relatives could be interviewed instead.Erin-Burnett_OutFront_022912_08-666x374The problem being that no one in their families would care, knowing the disingenuous and self-serving nature of these jabbering shits.