“I was on the roof of the Ministry of Information, preparing for my first ‘live shot’ on CNN. A producer came up and handed me a sheet of paper with handwritten notes. ‘[CNN President] Tom Johnson wants you to read this on camera,’ he said. I glanced at the paper. It was an item-by-item summary of points made by [Iraqi] Information Minister Latif Jassim in an interview that morning with Mr. Johnson and Mr. Jordan…. The president of CNN was telling me I seemed less-than-enthusiastic reading Saddam Hussein’s propaganda.” Peter Collins
—Corruption at CNNWashTimes)
The print media don’t mind taking potshots at the electronic media. And The Washington Times has its own history of “issues” stemming from its ownership by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon. But still food for thought.