NBC Complains to White House About ABC's Access
Source says NBC wants more Obama interviews; network denies it
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 22, 2010 10:41 AM CST
In this photograph provided by ABC News, President-elect Barack Obama is interviewed by George Stephanopoulos, left, during the taping of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," Jan. 10, 2009.   (AP Photo/This Week, Lauren Victoria Burke)

(Newser) – NBC has filed a formal complaint with the White House, saying ABC is getting a disproportionate number of interviews with President Obama. The network cites recent sit-downs with George Stephanopoulos and Charlie Gibson, and alleges that Stephanopoulos’ friendship with Rahm Emanuel is helping the network land the face time, according to TVNewser. NBC denies ever making such a complaint.

 

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