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Tell ABC, CBS, & NBC to broadcast Trump's impeachment trial

Public accountability can make a major difference.

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"I checked in with NBC, ABC and CBS on Tuesday and came away with the impression that they'll only break into prime time programming if…Read More

Cable, not broadcast, is the main stage for Trump's impeachment trial

But the primary difference between the Clinton and Trump trials might just be broadcast versus cable. In the late 90s, broadcast TV was still dominant. CNN was the only cable news channel with a significant audience. Fox News and MSNBC were just getting started. Fox News execs now look back and say Clinton's impeachment was the first sign of a…Read More