05/09/2014 01:35 pm ET Updated May 12, 2014

CNN Chief Doesn't Care If You Think There's Too Much Flight 370 Coverage

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CNN chief Jeff Zucker isn't worried about criticism of his network's coverage of missing Flight 370.

That's because he believes the network is just giving people what they want. CNN has covered the investigation nonstop for weeks now, and earned notoriety for wondering if supernatural forces, a black hole or aliens could have been responsible for the plane's disappearance.

In an interview with Mashable, Zucker dismissed the criticism. "I think that if people want to be critical of CNN for over-covering a story, that's totally fine with us," he said, pointing to the network's recent ratings surge. "Clearly, the audience has spoken and said that what CNN did was correct."

He similarly defended the network's coverage last month. “The most important thing we pay attention to is journalism and the audience,” Zucker told The Huffington Post's Michael Calderone. “We feel really good about the journalism and the audience continues to be there. At the end of the day, that’s what matters.”