Skip to comments.Press dwells in depths away from bright lights (RAT media outnumber RAT delegates 3-to-1)
Posted on 09/04/2012 4:56:51 PM PDT by Libloather
Press dwells in depths away from bright lights
By Mark Washburn
Posted: Tuesday, Sep. 04, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. In the vast cavern of the Charlotte Convention Center, deep beneath College Street, dozens of curtained cubicles hold the working press.
Estimated at 15,000, media people outnumber delegates about 3-to-1. They are a purposeful lot, largely staring into screens like victims of mass hypnosis. Their chests are festooned with bouquets of colorful badges, levels of access translating into rank.
It is a far cry from the mezzanine of Time Warner Cable Arena, two blocks north, where the glamour media bask in the bright halo of television lights. There, stars of the news firmament are stopped to pose with passers-by for cell phone pictures when dashing out of their aeries to answer natures call.
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