Today by pure chance I fell upon Fareed Zakaria's GPS show, an interview with Shahrukh Khan, also known as King Khan, India's top-grossing actor.
He was asked about his film "My Name is Khan" about a Muslim man married to a Hindu woman living in post-9/11 America.
Interesting. I am intrigued enough to watch the film. Khan was rather eloquent.
But I was quickly reminded why I cannot stand the smug, biased coverage that is CNN.
Tours of the Tyrant, was the network's promotion of a special segment about pictures released of Kim Jong-il.
Zakaria called the North Korean leader a rapacious tyrant.
Then he beamed a smile to the viewers.
What does Zakaria's description benefit the viewer? There were no facts offered, no story - the whole thing was designed to belittle and ridicule a leader that has become fair target for US and most Western media.
But I am grateful that I had the opportunity to see this. As usual CNN does not disappoint in choosing flair and fluff over fact.