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Friday, February 17, 2017

DAILY TV NEWS ROUND-UP. Today's interesting TV stories to read from TVwithThinus - 17 February 2017.

Here's the latest news about TV that I read, and that you should too:


■ CNN CEO Jeff Zucker says CNN not damaged by "fake news" claims.
Says CNN "still incredibly trusted" as USA president Donald Trump keeps slamming CNN as "very fake news".

■ MultiChoice Zimbabwe and DStv isn't the problem - the Zimbabwe government is.
The Zimbabwean government slammed for wanting to close the door on companies like DStv, instead of growing the broadcasting industry.

■ MUST-READ: The Great Unbundling now spinning in reverse.
The New York Times on how the internet is actually preserving subscription television and other services (music, etc.) and how bundling value together is helping pay-TV and other players, as well as consumers in the new world of delivering news and entertainment content.

■ Interviewing Donald Trump, aka ...
... How to get straight answers from difficult people. A journalist who's spent a lifetime asking questions people don't want to answer, give some tips on how to try and get some answers.