Posted on October 8, 2010

MTV Screening Obama’s Audience for Views, Looks

Ben Smith, Politico, October 7, 2010

The Backstage.com listing:

PRESIDENT OBAMA TOWN HALL, MTV

MTV, BET and CMT are casting the audience for town hall meeting with President Obama. Shooting Oct. 14, 4 p.m. in Washington, D.C.

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Kelly McAndrew, a spokeswoman for Viacom, which owns MTV, said the screening was aimed at attracting a diverse audience.

“We’re just trying to get the broadest, most diverse audience possible,” she said, {snip}

“We’re going to have a very diverse looking audience,” McAndrew said. “We want gender diversity, we want ethnicity diversity, we want religious diversity, we want political view diversity. We want diversity of all kinds.”

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