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CBS Goes Full WHORE in Pushing ‘Superior’ Streaming Service of Company Bosses

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The following time you hear liberal reporters discuss impartial journalism, bear in mind how CBS and ABC permit their information exhibits to change into company shills for the streaming companies of their bosses. On Thursday, CBS This Morning journalists promoted the “superior” new Paramount+, hyping how simply everyone seems to be “excited” for it.

Paramount+ rebranded after CBS All Entry, the earlier incarnation, wasn’t successful. But, correspondent Vlad Duthiers  turned full PR, hyping, “One week away from the re-branded streaming platform Paramount Plus. It’s stuffed with reboots of a few of your favourite exhibits.” Hijacking the present for his or her bosses, he parroted speaking factors: “We anticipate to see Paramount+ to launch subsequent Thursday, March 4th.”

 

 

Co-host Tony Dokoupil robotically repeated, “And it’s additionally acquired a ton of content material, like Titanic, Indiana Jones, Forrest Gump, Mission Not possible, Prime Gun!” Once more, this was in the course of the information present, not a business. As if this have been essentially the most superb factor he’d heard, Duthiers continued, “I do know! That’s the previous stuff! However the brand new stuff is what I’m enthusiastic about! Frasier and there’s Star Trek reboots coming again. It’s going to be superior!”

The present solely belatedly arrived on controversial points like Joe Biden reopening the so-called “youngsters in cages” facility on the border. However there’s time for this? Not talked about was the truth that Paramount enlisted This Morning co-host Gayle King and CBS Night Information anchor Norah O’Donnell for a Tremendous Bowl business selling Paramount+. (See display screen shot at proper.)

Last September, ABC’s Good Morning America buried the information that Disney filmed close to brutal Chinese language focus camps for Mulan on Disney+. But earlier within the 12 months, the morning present led the promotion practice for the film. In November of 2019, GMA hosts devoted a whopping 17 minutes to selling the launch of Disney+, the streaming service for his or her company overlords. Co-host Robin Roberts embarrassed herself by gushing, “Christmas comes early!”

So the subsequent time you hear ABC and CBS touting the independence of their information protection, bear in mind their zeal for selling their bosses’s streaming companies.

The Paramount+ business disguised as a information phase was sponsored by Uber and Hyundai. Click on on the hyperlinks to allow them to know what you suppose.

A partial transcript of the phase is under. Click on “increase” to learn extra.

CBS This Morning

2/25/2021

7:50 AM ET

VLAD DUTHIERS: One week away from the re-branded streaming platform Paramount Plus. It’s stuffed with reboots of a few of your favourite exhibits. Certainly one of them —

[Clip from Frasier.]

DUTHIERS: Everyone’s laughing on the desk as a result of all of us love Frasier.]  

GAYLE KING: Nice present!

DUTHIERS: The Cheers spinoff is returning, and so is Kelsey Grammer within the lead function. Very cool. Tommy Pickles — this one I am not that accustomed to — and the gang are additionally prepared for a reboot. The nickelodeon cartoon Rugrats!  

ANTHONY MASON: I hung out with my youngsters watching that one!

GAYLE KING: When you will have kids you recognize all of the exhibits.

DUTHIERS: The sketch comedy present Inside Amy Schumer can be again after a five-year hiatus. There will even be information and documentaries and 60 Minutes+ a derivative of the legendary information journal

DUTHIERS: We anticipate to see Paramount+ to launch subsequent Thursday, March 4th.

TONY DOKOUPIL: And it’s additionally acquired a ton of content material, like Titanic, Indiana Jones, Forrest Gump, Mission Not possible, Prime Gun!

DUTHIERS: I do know! That’s the previous stuff! However the brand new stuff is what I’m enthusiastic about! Frasier and there’s Star Trek reboots coming again. It’s going to be superior!