If Alex Pareene were a cable news executive...

Our favorite media critic tells 92Y which scandals his hypothetical news network would cover

By 92nd Street Y
Published May 23, 2013 2:13AM (UTC)
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Alex Pareene is known for being harshly critical of sloppy, sensational cable news networks -- but could he do any better?

As part of 92Y’s partnership with Salon, Pareene discussed which stories are the real scandals he would have his hypothetical news station cover.


Pareene’s first scandal is the Obama administration's “war on leaks and whistleblowers,” which he sees as an unprecedented example of targeting by a presidential administration toward journalists. To see four other scandals that PNN (Pareene News Network, of course!) would focus on, watch this clip below:

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