martes, 22 de febrero de 2011

Weather Channel accused

Self-study activity:
Watch this clip from The Onion about allegations against The Weather Channel and say whether these statements are true or false.

18 million Americans get their news from cable.
The Weather Channel misinforms viewers.
The weather is mentioned 4,000 times every day.
Temperatures of cities are shown 24 hours a day.
Religious fanatics are behind the Weather Channel.

You can read a transcipt of the clip by activating the subtitles on YouTube.

1. F (80 million) 2. T 3. T 4. T 5. F (business interests)