Recently released footage surfaced on social media Wednesday apparently showing a technical director for CNN bragging about using COVID-19 fatalities and infection rates to drum up ratings.
“COVID? Gangbusters with ratings!” said the employee. That’s why we constantly have the death toll on the side. Let’s make it higher! Why isn’t it high enough today? It would make our point better if it was higher.”
“It’s fear. Fear really drives numbers. If it bleeds, it leads,” he added. “It’s obvious.”
Watch the shocking video above.