Some tipsters emailed about technical problems during the broadcast, including tapes not playing properly and sound malfunctions. A CNN spokesperson tells TVNewser, “There were a few technical problems with the computer servers that run video and sound bites but overall things worked out smoothly during yesterday’s four-hour block of State of the Union.”
On Reliable Sources yesterday (or, as the release says: “On today’s Reliable Sources portion of CNN’s State of the Union with John King”), Howard Kurtz talked to CBS’ White House correspondent Chip Reid and took a closer look at MSNBC’s Inauguration coverage. Click continued to see what was discussed…
Kurtz asked Chip Reid about White House press secretary Robert Gibbs being questioned about ABC’s “get” on Inauguration night — at the party ABC paid for exclusive broadcast rights. “I think Robert Gibbs has had a pretty good start in some ways, but he is reading from talking points right now, as well he should, because the last thing he wants to do is make a big mistake in his first week,” said Reid.
“I just want to be clear about it, because MSNBC denies that it has moved to the left, and I think the evidence is pretty strong,” said Kurtz.