Attkisson on Media’s Plane Coverage: ‘You Don’t Just Give People What They Want’

‘If you put on topless anchors to read the news, your ratings would go up. But that’s not your mandate’

"There is a problem with the argument 'you are getting people what you want', because I like to tell people, you know, if you put on topless anchors to read the news, your ratings would go up, but that's not your mandate. At some point you don't just give people what they want you have to decide what's really news worthy, what's really good for your audience.”

 

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