Preventing Another ‘Jackass’ Moment

By Chris Ariens 

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This afternoon, the Pres. Obama is taping his interviews with five Sunday public affairs shows. ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC and Univision will each have 15 minutes with the president.

Insiders tell TVNewser there have been “major precautions” to make sure that the nets can’t hear each other’s interviews — in light of the “jackass” incident earlier this week.

> Related: About the interviews, The Baltimore Sun‘s David Zurawik writes, “We need to systematically analyze the way [Obama] is using the medium to drive this country toward monumental change not seen since the New Deal — for better or worse, you decide.”