TVNewser Show TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Would Sarah Palin Sit Down for Another Interview with Katie Couric? ‘Why Waste My Time? No’

There has been much talk about former Alaska governor and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin considering a presidential run in 2012. Tonight, Palin sits down with Sean Hannity to talk about it, among other topics.

During the discussion, Hannity asks Palin if she would grant “CBS Evening News” anchor Katie Couric another interview if she decided to run:

“As for doing an interview, though, with a reporter who already has such a bias against whatever it is that I would come out and say? Why waste my time? No.”

“I want to help clean up the state that is so sorry today of journalism. And I have a communications degree. I studied journalism, who, what, where, when, and why of reporting. I will speak to reporters who still understand that cornerstone of our democracy, that expectation that the public has for truth to be reported. And then we get to decide our own opinion based on the facts reported to us.”

“So a journalist, a reporter who is so biased and will, no doubt, spin and gin up whatever it is that I have to say to create controversy, I swear to you, I will not my waste my time with her. Or him.”

Couric’s 2008 interview with then-Vice Presidential candidate Palin became infamous, as much for the benign questions like ‘what news sources do you read? as the tough policy queries.

Mediabistro Event

TVNewser Show Coming to NYC on April 29!

TVNewser ShowThe TVNewser Show Seminar & Media Job Fair will explore the way TV business and technologies are changing through informative panels and discussions with industry experts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals at the event's exclusive media job fair. Register before midnight on April 28 to save on on-site pricing!