“Apparently, there isn’t much real news left in the world,” Ken Segall writes for Observatory. “Why else would CNN present an ill-reasoned opinion piece as a front-page news story?”
“Oh, right. Because another ‘Apple is in serious trouble’ story is always good for a few clicks,” Segall writes. “With the scent of CNN’s recent Apple-doubting articles still in the air, this link was listed among the news headlines yesterday: Apple’s innovation problem is real.”
“Unfortunately, the only reality one can take from this article is that two writers can write a more vapid article than one,” Segall writes. “Julianne Pepitone and Adrian Covert gave it their all, starting with the caption under the main photo: ‘Apple is rumored to be working on a smartwatch and an “iTV,” but they’re niche products when compared to the iPhone and iPad.'”
Segall writes, “The writers distill it down to the essence for us: ‘The problem for Apple is that the markets it’s about to jump into are all unproven.’ Indeed. Just as it was a terrible problem when Apple jumped into the horribly unproven markets for music players, smartphones and tablets.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Hopefully the CNN hit-whores aren’t taking direct payments from South Korea to publish anti-Apple FUD, but it wouldn’t surprise us if they were. A failing network whose ratings are routinely doubled, tripled, or worse by certain competitors, does what it has to do in order to survive, we guess.