Chuck Todd's Knock on CNN's 'Breaking News' Chyron Boomerangs

Todd criticized CNN's use of "Breaking News," CNN shows MSNBC equally guilty

In a hilarious turn of events, NBC White House Correspondent and MSNBC host Chuck Todd tweeted his outrage over the overuse of the "Breaking News" chyron used on news programs, ostensibly an attack on CNN, only to have CNN point out Todd's MSNBC did the very same thing. Todd's tweets were presumably directed at CNN, whose extensive coverage of the missing Malaysian Air flight has been a ratings boost to the network, but has drawn criticism from media observers who note the lack of actual news in the coverage:





As Politico noted, Todd's sanctimony was then exposed as hypocrisy by a CNN producer: