NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Is it a long shot for Intel (INTC - Get Report) ...or is it a no shot? Specializing in snap judgments, the media tend to veer toward extremes. We see that now in coverage of Intel's plan to deliver pay-TV programming. Many, including Business Insider, are reflexively condemning. It went snippy and dismissive in the headline: "Intel Is Apparently The Latest Tech Company To Think It Can Replace Cable TV."Business Insider immediately sets to work putting Intel out of its perceived misery: "This sounds doomed from the get-go." On one level, there's some validity to Business Insider's take. So far, Google (GOOG - Get Report) and Apple (AAPL - Get Report) ) have treaded where Intel now dares to go, and neither has much to show for it. And cable companies like Comcast (CMCSA - Get Report), Time Warner (TWX - Get Report) and Cablevision (CVC - Get Report) are juggernauts.
They Just Don't Get Intel!
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