Unfortunately, broadcast journalism is not as critical of on-air interviewees as it should be.
Too often guests fail to answer questions or else just rattle off their talking points to avoid answering any questions. Worse, broadcasters allow them to get away with this evasion.
See how this plays out in this live, on-air confrontation on a New York TV station. See the article: A Lesson for Journalists on Bad Journalism in Action https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/lesson-journalists-bad-journalism-action-chuck-epstein