Expat Northerner. Adopted Texan. Past - Senior Digital Producer: CNN. VP, Digital Content: TheBlaze. Editor: Mediaite, TVNewser. NBC Page. Syracuse alum.
NBC's viewers were left with two alarming, false, impressions - that a 42-year-old "virus hunter" caught COVID-19 through his eyes and that he had it despite at least 5 "false negative” tests. The strange, anti-science saga of Dr. Fair, in @FourthWatch :
The arrogance, the dismissiveness, the smug cackling, the accents. If Donald Trump wins re-election this year, I’ll remember this brief CNN segment late one Saturday night in January as the perfect encapsulation for why it happened.
Based on the media coverage of COVID-19 this weekend, which state do you think recorded the most coronavirus deaths yesterday? Texas? Florida? California? Arizona? No… it was New York. Again. I wrote more about the Acela Media’s bias in @FourthWatch :
This has been wall-to-wall on CNN today - non-stop, fear-mongering, COVID-shaming of people in outdoor public spaces... and not even backed up by most of the actual footage being aired. Absolutely ridiculous.
Incredible CNN segment. Reporter says how peaceful it is in CHAZ. One of the protesters crashes the shot and tries to organize people to interrupt the report. Reporter then says “no doubt some of these protesters are armed” (contradicting CNN's report):