Really? Three to One Ratio??

@FourWalls (9470)
United States
June 20, 2016 11:07am CST
I was looking up some local coverage of the NBA finals on a Cleveland TV station's web site. I saw a note about the forthcoming Republican National Convention, which is being held in the much-maligned "mistake by the lake" in July. One of the things I saw on the RNC's web site is there will be about 5,000 delegates at the convention. And approximately 15,000 credentialed media members. Really???? You need a three-to-one ratio to cover a convention? Sheesh. Sing it, Don....
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@Telynor (1117)
• United States
21 Jun 16
Yep. The press weasels will be all over that thing, looking for the next venom laced tirade from Trump. Perfect choice of song, as someone who used to work in the media, I gotta say, perfect choice!
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@teamfreak16 (35106)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
20 Jun 16
Probably hoping someone will say something outrageous. That's all I can think of.
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@JohnRoberts (38704)
• Los Angeles, California
20 Jun 16
It's as much a party time vacation for the quote unquote "media" as it is for delegates.
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@kriskru (20)
20 Jun 16
i mean if you consider how many media members go into a single station i think it makes sense, right? for example, i worked filming for a basic local arts show once and was operating a camera for the station. there were 5 other guys videotaping for different angles, a guy at a desk shifting the camera shown on tv, and a guy in charge of lighting on the screen. that is 7 people for one small station and the event had about 200 people at it. This is 5,000 delegates, so that makes 25x the event i am talking about, implying 25x7 for the media per station which equals almost 200 people per station meaning if 100 stations are covering the convention (which is a safe estimate because of the massive impact the convention has on the nation) then we far exceed 15k. maybe im exaggerating a bit, but the point is this is a HUGE event that will have MILLIONS of viewers! they need a ton of media.
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• New Delhi, India
20 Jun 16
Explain it little more