Thursday, January 19, 2012

CNN Repeats Accusation Against Gingrich, Fails to Report Evisceration of Debate Moderator John King

Joel B. PollakPosted by Joel B. Pollak Jan 19th 2012 at 5:43 pm in CNN, History, Mainstream Media, elections 2012, media bias

CNN Breaking News reported Newt Gingrich’s denial, during the CNN Republican presidential debate in South Carolina, of an alleged personal scandal–while repeating the original accusation:

What CNN failed to report (Update: until later, at least) was Gingrich’s absolute destruction–historic, on a “You’re No Jack Kennedy” scale–of the network’s attempt, through moderator John King, to make those accusations the focus of the debate:

Brent Bozell may have said it best: “Someone get the license number of the truck that just ran John King over.”

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