Shilling for China: Nets Peddle Sob Stories of TikTok Users Crestfallen Over Possible Ban

Curtis Houck | March 23, 2023
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Ahead of Thursday’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing featuring TikTok CEO Shou Chew, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC had their flagship morning news shows spouting off tales of possible despair and financial ruin from TikTok influencers the Chinese-owned social media app paid to fly to Washington to appear as props.

Always game for the superficial, ABC’s Good Morning America was at the forefront of the press to keep the app that’s dumbing down the country alive. Co-host Robin Roberts teased that “creators lobb[ied] lawmakers, saying a ban would threaten their livelihoods.”