Suburban newspaper chain videos outshine StribTV?


It's probably not a good sign when one of the suburban newspaper in the Sun Newspapers chain launches their own daily video update the same week as the Star Tribune and they are doing a better job at it.

Well, that isn't saying much as they are both pretty painful to watch. But perhaps the Strib's NewsBreak could take some hints from their competitors. First step: Take your eyes off the script on the desk.

If you missed the first two episodes of NewsBreak, you can watch the clips and read Fake James Lileks tear it apart here and here.

UPDATE:The Sun Newspapers have been doing video updates since Jan. 12, but launched the Apple Valley-Rosemount Today edition this week.

Here is an episode of the Sun Newspaper update: