Flashback: Why Couric’s the last person who should lecture us to not air Trump’s pressers live

Flashback: Why Couric’s the last person who should lecture us to not air Trump’s pressers live
Katie Couric and Matt Lauer on the set of 'Today' (Image: YouTube screen grab via TODAY)

[Ed. – Oh, yeah. Everybody remember this?]

Katie Couric quote tweeting a Charles Blow op-ed saying how airing President Trump’s Wuhan coronavirus pressers is journalistic malpractice is quite something. …

[Blow at NYT – Ed.]:

… Under no circumstance should these briefings be carried live. Doing so is a mistake bordering on journalistic malpractice. Everything a president does or says should be documented but airing all of it, unfiltered, is lazy and irresponsible. …

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Couric has zero standing to talk about journalistic malpractice when she selectively edited her documentary to make Virginia gun owners look bad. It was done, supposedly, to let the viewer reflect on universal background checks. … Even The Washington Post torched her for the editing.

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