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Why The Search For The Missing Plane Is CNN's Story04:09

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CNN's ratings are through the roof. It's been criticized for reporting more speculation than other networks, but its wall-to-wall coverage of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 doesn't seem to be putting off a lot of viewers.

Joe Concha, TV news columnist for, says this is an example of the cable news approach of today: all-in on one story. He speaks to Here & Now's Robin Young.


This segment aired on March 18, 2014.

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