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CNN boss Chris Licht ‘facing fury of criticism’ within company over Trump town hall

Posted on AllSides May 11th, 2023
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CNN’s head honcho Chris Licht faced a “fury of criticism” from the rank-and-file at the cable network for giving former President Donald Trump a forum to repeat his lies and conspiracy theories during Wednesday’s town hall.

The ratings-challenged network, which Licht has been trying to pivot away from the left-leaning coverage of his predecessor, was pilloried after putting moderator Kaitlan Collins “in a no-win situation.”

“I can’t believe anyone thought this was a good idea,” one staffer told The Washington Post.

Oliver Darcy, the network’s own media reporter, also revealed the hand-wringing immediately...

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