Sunday, April 20, 2008
Who won the 4/16 debate?
Quick vote at ABC.com...
They might have no idea of what journalistic integrity is (Stephanopoulos as moderator? Bill Clinton made George Stephanopoulos's career fercryinoutloud!), but at least Barack's winning this poll!
Not happy with the journalistic quality of this debate (probably the last of this nomination contest...what a shame that so much heat and so little light was shed on the issues)?
David Weston, President of ABC "News", has a personal FAX machine. The number is:
Please write Mr. Weston and tell him that the American people are tired of news outfits like ABC making such a travesty of journalism on OUR PUBLIC AIRWAVES. The network should be ashamed of itself.
Here's more ABC contacts:
ABC NEW YORK NEWSROOM:
Newsroom Fax Machine 212.456.5150
Executive Director, Operations
Executive Director, Entertainment
Jim Kane Deputy
D.C. Bureau Chief
Executive Director, Programming
Robert Garcia Executive
Director, News & Sports
Peter Salinger (THE MAN IN CHARGE OF ELECTION COVERAGE)
Director, Special Events & Sports
Vice President ABC NEWS RADIO
If you're REALLY steamed, please contact the top brass at the Federal Communications Commission (let ABC know you're doing so):
Chairman Kevin J. Martin:
Commissioner Michael J. Copps:
Commissioner Jonathan S. Adelstein:
Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate:
Commissioner Robert McDowell:
Barack's take on the debate:
Read more reaction to the "debate" here on Calitics.com.
...the moment when it started to dawn on Charlie Gibson that the crowd was not terribly appreciative of his work: