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Conan Skewers Local Stations for Copycat Stories

“Could this be the end of e-mail overload?” That’s the question dozens of stations asked recently in nearly identical stories about the email simplifying service Shortmail.

As he did last November when a slew of local stations used the phrase “push the envelope” in covering his plan to officiate a same-sex wedding, Conan O’Brien created a supercut of anchors repeating the same copy (video above).  The stations include affiliates of CBS, Fox, and NBC.

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