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Watching this BBC news presenter sit in silence for 4 minutes is strangely mesmerising

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Oh, the BBC — what a strange and wonderful place it is.

Last night, during BBC News at 10, a technical glitch left seasoned presenter Huw Edwards sitting in silence for four long minutes in the studio. 

It was a strange and mesmerising experience, a sort of drop of tranquillity in a stormy ocean that is TV news.

Newsreader Edwards expressed all his British aplomb by sitting still Zen-like, scanning his papers and doodling as the studio cameras continued to roll.

The "Breaking News" logo flashed up a total of 11 times during the show, alternating with some images.  Read more...

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All Eyez on Me.

It's low-key cringe-y and high-key creative, but it's not the first time the station has pulled a stunt like this.
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Anchors report the news using Tupac lyrics and it’s a little awkward

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Atlanta news station WSB-TV found a way to celebrate Tupac's birthday while doing their jobs at the same time. The anchors spiced up their segments by throwing in some lyrics from the late rapper in their reporting, just in time for the Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me.

It's low-key cringe-y and high-key creative, but it's not the first time the station has pulled a stunt like this.
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All Eyez on Me.

It's low-key cringe-y and high-key creative, but it's not the first time the station has pulled a stunt like this.
  Read more...

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Anchors report the news using Tupac lyrics and it’s a little awkward

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Atlanta news station WSB-TV found a way to celebrate Tupac's birthday while doing their jobs at the same time. The anchors spiced up their segments by throwing in some lyrics from the late rapper in their reporting, just in time for the Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me.

It's low-key cringe-y and high-key creative, but it's not the first time the station has pulled a stunt like this.
  Read more...

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