This is not really that surprising. Unfortunate for on-air “users”, they get roped into all sorts of deals made purely for exposure.
This is prevalent in enterprises as well with avid iPad users setting aside company-provided devices to use their personal gear. Why? Because iPads are simply better for many business objectives.
Cult of Mac – Microsoft proudly announced last month that it would be paying CNN to use its Surface tablets for the historic Mid-Term 2014 coverage, but when it came time to actually use Microsoft’s tablet last night, CNN political commentators discovered an incredible new Surface feature: it doubles as an iPad kickstand.