If is now Friday afternoon. One of two things will happen.
1. There will no no news for me to comment on at all, as the government shuts down for the weekend.
2. Some politician or agency will release bad news between now and 4 p.m., which gives the media no time to report on it before the top-leval, experienced reporters leave work at 5 p.m. Friday, meaning there will be little reporting done until Monday, which means nothing in the newspaper tuntil Tuesday.