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Freed captives video makes morning TV interviewers seem unnecessary

Freed captives video makes morning TV interviewers seem unnecessary

It is only a media footnote to the larger story of three young women who were horribly victimized looking as if they are successfully reclaiming control of their lives.

But it was nevertheless fascinating to see how successfully Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, the trio of Cleveland women kidnapped and held captive for over a decade, were able to bypass the TV morning shows in delivering their message of thanks on a YouTube video Monday.

The three women are exactly the kind of figures network morning television shows like "Good Morning America" and "Today" have long fought over for exclusive interviews. Morning TV producers, with their...

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