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Re: CNN anchor endorses satellite over cable

Good point from Dan.   We older-timers sometime assume that TV news anchors 
still actually KNOW about things they're reporting (something that commonly 
occurred pre-1985 or so).  It IS very possible that these anchors are so 
oblivious to the world that they may not have realized that CNN is owned by 
one of "those companies".

In a message dated 8/15/01 12:26:23 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Dib9@aol.com 

<< In the last hour, CNN did an interview with the author of a Consumer 
 study on consumer satisfaction with cable and satellite television service.  
 The study showed that consumers were much more satisfied with satellite than 
 cable.  Leon Harris, who was doing the interview, said he switched to 
 satellite because the customer service with the cable company was poor.  
 they finished the interview and switched to the other anchor, she said 
 get me started on the customer service of those companies."  Those 
  AOL Time Warner, the owner of CNN and one of the biggest cable companies in 
 the country?
 I found it very odd that the anchors seemed almost oblivious to the fact 
 they work for a cable company.  I guess editorial freedom still exists at 
 CNN, at least until the AOL Time Warner higher ups hear about today's 
 -- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine