Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Fake, dishonest new media may suffer financial losses

 Zucker at CNN could lose his job.  He used to command his minions to make Trump look as bad as possible. Wall Street Journal opines:

CNN and MSNBC thrived during the Trump years, reaching new heights in ratings and revenue while devoting countless prime-time hours to criticizing a White House antagonist their viewers just could not quit.

Now faced with a Trump-less future, top executives at the rival cable news networks have summoned star anchors and producers to private meetings in recent weeks, seeking answers to a pressing question: What’s next?

People at both networks know that viewers who abhorred President Trump may no longer need their nightly therapy sessions with Rachel Maddow or Don Lemon. And President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. seems unlikely to generate the 24/7 grist of drama and scandal that resurrected cable news, taking it from a dying medium to a focal point of modern politics...

Project Veritas’s James O’Keefe crashed a private CNN teleconference. CNN says he may have broken the law. - The Washington Post

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