Whoa: NBC’s Holt Says Media Must Listen to Critics, Not Be ‘Tone Deaf’

Kyle Drennen | October 25, 2021
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While accepting the National Press Club’s Fourth Estate Award Thursday night, NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt showed surprising self-awareness as he devoted most of his speech to admitting that the news media must listen to critics and “strive to be better.” It was a far cry from his last acceptance speech after winning the Edward R. Murrow Award in March, when he declared that “fairness is overrated.” 

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