Sounds less like a media issue than a personality issue on behalf of the booker/producer. Who does that? If Ray’s account is accurate, seems the MSNBC employee needs a refresher course in basic human interaction. Interpersonal Communications 101.
No doubt booking guests to weigh in on a sex scandal has the potential to be slightly tricky, but the process probably gets a whole lot easier if you treat possible contributors with respect and not speak to them like you’re recruiting for Girls Gone Wild.