Randy Douthit gives insights of his former show

Randy Douthit Randy Douthit was a co-executive producer and writer on Crossfire, the CNN political talk show from 1982 to 2005. Douthit opened up in an interview about his experience on the show and its impact on American politics.

Douthit spoke about how the show may have helped transform the political landscape by allowing viewers to hear opposing views daily. Douthit also discussed the show’s impact on American politics and credited the show with helping to push political discourse forward. Douthit said that he did not realize the show’s impact until a few years after it went off the air when he began to notice that Crossfire was frequently cited as an influence by political leaders and journalists.

Douthit stated that the show allowed people to engage in the political process by allowing them to hear opposing views. Douthit stated that it was tough for people to access or get an opportunity to hear the views of people who disagreed with them. Douthit thinks that Crossfire helped give people a different way to engage in politics and allow them to hear other opinions.

The change of the media to Digital:

Douthit says technology has changed the landscape of the media, and that has led to the decline of talk radio. Douthit states that the old way of doing things will not be able to catch up with what is happening. He says there are many more communication options than ever before, but people are turning to digital sources like email and social media for information.

Randy DouthitRandy Douthit believes that the new media landscape has empowered the viewer and allows them to participate more. He says that Crossfire was part of that movement because it was interactive and allowed the viewers to participate in the show by phoning or emailing their thoughts on what was being discussed. Douthit states that the old ways of doing things don’t allow the viewer to participate.

The producer urges the media to take the change positively and embrace new media. He also says that the government needs to adapt to this new media landscape and use it to communicate with its constituents.