Monday, September 12, 2005

CNN coaches guests to "get angry"

From Drudge:
Mon Sep 12 2005 12:42:11 ET

After weeks of intense Katrina coverage from the main press, LA TIMES guru and former CNN host Michael Kinsley divulges that CNN was coaching guests to artificially enhance emotions!

Kinsley writes:

"The TV news networks, which only a few months ago were piously suppressing emotional fireworks by their pundits, are now piously encouraging their news anchors to break out of the emotional straitjackets and express outrage. A Los Angeles Times colleague of mine, appearing on CNN last week to talk about Katrina, was told by a producer to 'get angry.'"
"You're not angry? At Bush? Well, look, you peon, if you want your 15 minutes of fame on our scarcely-watched pseudo-news network, then you'll learn during the next break how to properly get angry!" liberal media bias.