It’s as if they’ve finally decided, “What the hell, why hide our bias anymore?”
Gibson, Sawyer Hosting Special ‘Primetime’ On Obama’s Health Care Reform
ABC News Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer will co-anchor a special edition of newsmagazine Primetime that let’s viewers pose the questions about President Obama’s health care reform proposals.
Questions for the President: Prescription for America will air June 24 at 10 p.m. The program will be taped earlier in the evening. ABC News is taking viewer questions on the topic at ABCNews.com/Politics beginning June 16. Gibson and Sawyer will pose the most popular online questions according to social networking news aggregator Digg.com.
ABC News also invited users to weigh in with questions when Gibson interviewed vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin last year.
The primetime special will originate from the East Room of the White House where an audience selected by ABC News will also be invited to pose questions in person. ABC News medical editor Dr. Timothy Johnson will also be on hand to take part in the discussion.
I wonder if Obama is getting tips from Kim Jong Il on state-run media etiquette.
UPDATE: Never fear, looks like there is a very clear explanation.
White House Health Reform Communications Director is Former ABC News Correspondent
• It turns out the Director of Communications for the White House Office of Health Reform, since last month, is former ABC News correspondent Linda Douglass, who left journalism last year to join the Obama campaign.