Nets Can’t Help Themselves But Cover for Chinese-Owned TikTok After Disastrous Hearing

Curtis Houck | March 24, 2023
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The broadcast networks were shamed into stepping up their game Thursday night and Friday morning in covering the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on TikTok as members of both parties put on one of the more bipartisan displays one could ever witness in these divisive times, but they still managed to slip in a few pathetic nods to so-called influencers.

Thursday’s NBC Nightly News opened with anchor Lester Holt saying “[t]he head of the wildly popular but also heavily criticized social media platform came to Capitol Hill today and walked right into a bipartisan storm of suspicion and distrust about the app.”