ABC’s Jon Karl: ‘Legitimate Debate’ on Covering Corona Briefings Live

Scott Whitlock | April 1, 2020
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[See NewsBusters for more.] The journalistic hand wringing over whether to stop carrying Donald Trump’s corona briefings live continued on MSNBC, Wednesday. Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski and ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl fretted over the dilemma. Karl, the network’s chief White House correspondent, insisted there is a “legitimate debate” over carrying the virus updates live. Karl pondered dropping the briefing: “Well, I think there are two questions. One, do we carry them live and how do we actually cover them? In terms of carrying them live, I think there's a legitimate debate about that.”


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