CNN CEO Defends Trump Town Hall: ‘All Voices Should Be Heard’

On Friday, Warner Bros. Discovery chief executive David Zaslav spoke in defense of CNN’s upcoming town hall interview with Donald Trump, saying that the former president deserves airtime on the news network.
“He’s a frontrunner. He has to be on our network,” Zaslav said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” program in a segment posted to Twitter, speaking of the Trump town hall scheduled for prime time on May 10. “We’re happy he’s coming on there.”
Zaslav, who oversees a media empire encompassing CNN, HBO, and Hollywood studio Warner Bros., appeared on CNBC the day the company reported a $1.07 billion first-quarter loss. When host Joe Kernen mentioned that Trump would be on CNN, Zaslav replied, “He should be.”…

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