NBC has mostly steered clear of Olympic controversies

02.21.14 4 years ago

NBC has mostly steered clear of Olympic controversies
As Paul Farhi points out, “NBC hasn’t entirely ignored the non-athletic events and issues surrounding these controversial Olympics,from the widely reported concerns about terrorism to cost overruns, corruption, worker exploitation, shabby hotels, problematic weather, suppression of political dissent and other bummer topics. But it has pushed them to the margins, usually out of prime-time and into late-night hours, where the audience is smaller and the downer talk doesn”t distract from the glossy main event.”

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