Adobe Premiere vs. Apple Final Cut Pro

My film students often ask me to recommend a video editing system. “Which is better, Final Cut or Adobe Premiere?” they ask hungry for a decisive enlightenment. Here is a summary of the main differentiating points... and the non-differentiating points. 

I have been using Adobe Premiere as my main editing system for years, occasionally switching to Final Cut Pro when clients ask me to. My personal preference goes to Adobe Premiere, although practically speaking, in the Silicon Valley, it might be more useful for an editor to get experience with Final Cut. The question often comes down to this: are you a Mac or a PC person? Or, more specifically, does your prospective employer work on Mac or PC? 

I find that local companies generally require experience editing with Final Cut Pro, not necessarily for the right reasons. The Mac cult is interfering with people's perception of which editing system is better, and although Final Cut Pro has some advantages, I cannot recommend it over Adobe Premiere. 
Here is why...

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Music Video Review: Tearist performs live on KXLU 88.9 FM Los Angeles

It affords much credible attention. My gaze was fixed, eardrums humming like heavy engines. It's clear that something is going on here. Milquetoast punk? It aces aggression yet the force is not applied. Any kind of punk (even synth punk) sustains and proves itself when a crowd watches and listens. As far as musical style is concerned here, it harkens to Adult., Ladytron, Richard James, Crystal Castles, and Siouxsie, and these two keep to form. I like the girl, her bends and twists rage and imply a leash on passion. She can fight. She would go down fighting. She would bury you in a pit from which only your head shows. Then she would take off her tights and plant her pussy upon your face and cry. She would laugh, too, but between sobs. She would tell you about a childhood day when she crushed a baby bird with a hammer. She would say it looked just like you.

By Green La Fleur