“COVID? Gangbusters with ratings, right?… It’s fear. Fear really drives numbers [TV ratings]” CNN Technical Director Charlie Chester


PART 2: CNN Director Charlie Chester Reveals How Network Practices ‘Manipulation’ to ‘Change the World’: ‘There’s an Art to Manipulation…

CNN Technical Director Charlie Chester: “Any reporter on CNN — what they’re actually doing is they’re telling the person what to say…

Chester: “It’s always like leading them in a direction before they even open their mouths. The only people that we [CNN] will let on the air, for the most part, are people that have a proven track record of taking the bait.”

Chester: “COVID? Gangbusters with ratings, right? Which is why we [CNN] constantly have the [COVID] death toll on the side, which I have a major problem with – with how we’re tallying how many people die every day.”

Chester: “Like, why isn’t it high enough, you know, today? Like it would make our point better if it was higher. And I’m like, what am I f***ing rallying for? That’s a problem that we’re doing that.”

Chester: “It’s fear. Fear really drives numbers [TV ratings] … Fear is the thing that keeps you tuned in.”

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