Ex-MSNBC producer Ariana Pekary on how ratings drive editorial decisions.


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Andrew and Zach talk about the latest in vaccine development. Earlier this year, MSNBC producer Ariana Pekary resigned from her role in a letter that went viral. Ariana takes us behind the scenes of a major cable news show and reveals how broken media incentives can drive editorial decisions in negative ways.

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