March 17, 2016

CNN PRESIDENT ABSOLVES NETWORK OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR TRUMP; LEADER WILL ‘ALWAYS’ DRAW ‘ATTENTION.’

And as Les Monves admitted earlier last month, Trump’s run “May Not Be Good for America, but It’s Damn Good for CBS.”

As Betsy Newmark writes, “Donald Trump is the candidate that the media have brought us just as much as they helped bring us Barack Obama in 2008. And next time any journalist tries to pretend that they’re just out there covering the news, laugh at their pretensions. They were showcasing Trump because he brought in higher ratings. Just like Dancing with the Stars or The Bachelor, they’re all about the ratings and ad dollars. And the result is that they allowed Trump to run a bare-bones media campaign while bragging about how he didn’t owe anything to anyone else because he was self-funding. Well, he surely owes the media a big wet kiss of a thanks for how they funded his campaign. And those media appearances are worth big bucks.”

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