CNN, MSNBC Skimp on Porn Lawyer’s Arrest on Abuse Charges

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See NewsBusters for more.] CNN’s New Day and MSNBC’s Morning Joe, two programs with a combined six hours of air time, on Thursday managed a total of 67 seconds on the felony abuse arrest charges against Michael Avenatti. This is despite their previous fascination with the porn lawyer and Democratic antagonist to President Trump. CNN’s New Day offered a scant 27 seconds to the news. Co-host John Berman briefly explained, “Attorney Michael Avenatti strongly denies any wrongdoing after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.” Though Berman noted that “there are a lot of open questions” and “we need to get more information on the story,” clearly the show’s hosts weren’t that interested. 

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