Local News Wastes Viewer's Time Says Recent Study, Viewers of Local News 358 Mike Byhoff 03/15/10 03:30PM Filed to: Local News Local News News Studies Charts TV Video You know who will never report on how useless the local news is? The local news! Because it doesn't involve inclement weather, an Amber Alert, or a home invasion. You know what local news is? Local news is the worst.