CNN “Covers” the Debate

November 12, 2003 10:54 by

The HR Media Blunder of the Week is in:

CNN, while covering a debate of Democratic presidential candidates, planted a question in the hand of an audience member in order to make the debate appear more “lighthearted” to CNN’s TV audience.

A relatively benign, yet telling, example of how the media influence even the most democratic forums.

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