Why is breaking news so broken?

We become vectors of a new disease we also loathe.

D o you find yourself yelling at the evening news on TV because it’s packed with filler stories? I’m sure the bias we have also learned to spot also triggers a similar response. But non-news? A few days ago NBC Nightly News featured a story about an eight-year old girl who broke a record for — get this — selling Girl Scout cookies. With so much to cover —…