How are we supposed to know what really matters anymore? That used to be what the news was for. Reporters would uncover the things we couldn’t see, work diligently to surface the truth, and deliver it to us in a newspaper we read cover to cover. But all that changed with the 24-hour news cycle, the internet, and the competition and fragmentation they created. We used to only read or watch what matters. Now, it only matters what we read or watch.
On this week’s episode of The Dumbest Guy in the Room, host John Dick welcomes Christopher Cuomo, the host of CUOMO on NewsNation. Christopher is trying to establish a middle ground in the partisan world of national news. They talk about the uphill battle of winning over a moderate audience – long turned off by the polarizing news of the day – and how to get people focused on the big, meaningful problems that actually matter.