The Null Device

Yo! CNN raps!

Word up, y'all! In an attempt to grab the lucrative black-identified-white-kids demographic, CNN plan to start using hip-hop phrases in headlines.
"In an effort to be sure we are as cutting-edge as possible with our on-screen persona, please refer to this slang dictionary when looking for just the right phrase," reads an internal Headline News memo obtained by the Daily News. "Please use this guide to help all you homeys and honeys add a new flava to your tickers and dekos."

Hmmm... middle-aged white people spouting hip-hop lingo on air; should make for some amusing sample material if nothing else. (via Plastic)

There are 2 comments on "Yo! CNN raps!":

Posted by: Graham Fri Oct 4 12:47:16 2002

Ali G has a lot to answer for...

Posted by: billy http:// Fri Oct 4 15:26:12 2002