Today on the Menu Steve gets to play roving reporter again (sadly, he was flying solo due to sudden bout of the flu on our end — but he did great!) this time at CNN’s American Morning. Steve was there to chat with co-anchors Kiran Chetry and (newly inducted into the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame) John Roberts (or J.D. Roberts as he was known to us in our formative years).
Chetry and Roberts are are part of CNN’s week-long special “Road to Rescue” coverage about the economy. “There’s been so much pessimism in the economic coverage that we want to turn things around,” says Roberts. People don’t want to hear just ‘doom and gloom, doom and gloom,’ they want to hear ‘what can you arm me with.'”
On what differentiates them after almost two years on air together Chetry says “It’s less about our opinion, it’s less about chatting…At the end of the day it’s about making sure you’re as informed as possible.”
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