It’s non-partisan purple on TV for Election Day

Paul Lukas writes: “I’m intrigued by the way TV news reporters have gotten into the habit of wearing purple on Election Day — their way of looking non-partisan as they split the difference between the blue Democrats and red Republicans. It has become a ‘uniform’ of sorts, or at least a team color.”

The Uni Watch editor asks: “So is the purple thing an interesting organic phenomenon, or just another example of predictably mindless ‘me too’-ism run amok? Either way, there’s no denying that the purple trope is now firmly entrenched across the media spectrum.”

* A Uni Watch look at Election Day attire (uni-watch.com)

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