On the newest NewsBusters Podcast, we deal with a sizzling subject inside our personal places of work: How can we really feel about kneeling American Olympians? Ought to Individuals root for them anyway….or root for them to lose? The ladies’s soccer crew dropping their opening match to Sweden was greeted with some mockery of the “Brat Pack.”
And the way will NBC Information and Sports activities take care of protesting American Olympians? Geoff Dickens has a brand new report reminding us of “The Media’s Most Outrageous Outbursts.”
Our affiliate editor Scott Whitlock joins in to debate simply how dramatically the networks downplayed how six of the Texas Democrats who flew to DC had been contaminated with COVID. The networks gave it simply seconds. We additionally talk about Nikole Hannah-Jones claiming “all journalism is activism” and pompous PBS star Ken Burns pondering now’s a extra divisive time than….the Civil Battle.
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