News Flash!
Posted On: 2022-04-29

Cast: Reporter, Editor, toy gun Setting: Newsroom Editor: Okay, you're new on the job, so I'll give you a tip. You have to go and get a current story. Something new. Reporter: Right, boss. Great news. Goes out and comes running back in. Reporter: Boss! Boss! Two weeks ago, John Doe died falling into a manhole! Editor: That's old news. I told you something more recent. Reporter: Fine, boss. Something newer. Goes out and comes running back in. Reporter: Boss! Boss! A week ago, there was a fire downtown! Editor: (A little annoyed.) That's still old news. Something even more recent. Goes out and comes running back in. Reporter: Boss! Boss! A car wreck two days ago! Editor: (Annoyed) No good! Too old! Something new! That's why they call it news! Goes out and comes running back in. Reporter: Boss! Boss! The editor of a major newspaper got shot today! Editor: (Interested) Oh really? Who? Reporter: You! (Shoots him with a toy gun, and the editor falls to the ground.)