Ashleigh Banfield Says NewsNation Show Will Offset Cable News ‘Echo Chambers’ (Exclusive)

Ashleigh Banfield Says NewsNation Show Will Offset Cable News ‘Echo Chambers’ (Exclusive)
Ashleigh Banfield says her new primetime show on NewsNation has “the health of the viewer” in mind more than its competitors do.

“It’s been 20 years since I really felt like there was a news channel out there that launched solely for the purpose of delivering fact-based, unbiased journalism to a very hungry audience,” the on-air veteran told TheWrap by phone ahead of Monday’s “Banfield” premiere.

She went on, “Right now as a news consumer, I find it exhausting to try to find a full story out of the half stories that I see on each channel. It requires channel surfing in order to find out why there’s such outrage, but the outrage is manufactured a lot of times and once the other ingredients of the story are added to the mixing bowl, the outrage abates, and that’s not good for viewers or ratings. When I say
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