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Subject:Re: Faster than the speed of morph... From:Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG> Date:Thu, 30 Nov 1995 19:12:54 -0800
>Doug Engstrom discussed multimedia, and at one point he referenced the
>word content in a half-hour newscast. He mentioned the oft-cited figure
>that the CBS Evening News script has the word count of roughly 2/3 of a
>page from the New York Times.
That's astonishingly high. Are you sure it isn't two-thirds of one article?