Published on May 22nd, 2014 | by Nick Adams1
CNN Boss Says Network Won’t Be ‘Shamed’ Into Covering Benghazi Committee
May 22nd, 2014 | by Nick Adams
This is the President of CNN. His statement on covering the Benghazi Committee is hard to believe.
At a dinner with journalists in New York earlier this week, CNN’s president indicated the TV network wouldn’t cover the Benghazi committee unless it was “of real news value.”
“We’re not going to be shamed into it by others who have political beliefs that want to try to have temper tantrums to shame other news organizations into covering something,” CNN’s Jeff Zucker said in response to a question about the Benghazi probe. “If it’s of real news value, we’ll cover it.”
At the dinner, Zucker defended CNN’s non-stop coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. He also suggested climate change was “one of those stories that deserves more attention.”
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