Skip to comments.Progressive groups urge TV networks to tape-delay GOP convention
Posted on 08/25/2020 6:56:02 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
Progressive groups are urging TV networks to delay airing parts of the GOP convention until they are able to fact-check the claims made by speakers.
The best way to combat the spread of disinformation is to stop it at its source. By putting the Republican National Convention on a one-minute time delay, your network will be able to actively correct disinformation in real time, and prevent the American people from being lied to on your airwaves, read the letter dated Monday, signed by nine progressive groups, including an EMILYs List PAC and Color of Change PAC. The future of our country, our people and our democracy is at stake.
Several major networks pulled away from speakers during the first night of the convention to fact-check claims made by speakers. CNN and MSNBC cut away from Patricia and Mark McCloskey, the couple that went viral after pointing guns at Black Lives Matter protestors outside their house in St. Louis.
The networks clarified a claim the couple made about Democrats wanting to abolish the suburbs by ending single-family home zoning.
CNN and the New York Times have running fact-checking pages on their digital platforms.
"I think it's important for objective journalists to note how wildly imbalanced the dishonesty is between the current parties. This one half-night of Republican programming so far has been exponentially more dishonest than the entire four nights of the Democratic convention," CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale tweeted.
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
'Progressive groups' apparently includes CNN
Looks like the DNC can’t find anyone to feed Biden the questions in advance like 2012 and 2016.
If you watch the 2016 debates with Hillary, you can see her answer the questions before they are asked.
Why do these pedophile enablers at CNN or TheHill get any print or air time?
Whaa, whaaaaa. Ready for a diaper change...
Cut off their White House press credentials.
I would be concerned that running the convention on a one-minute delay might confuse all of CNN’s viewers in airport terminals, if there was anyone left in those terminals.
“”””The networks clarified a claim the couple made about Democrats wanting to abolish the suburbs by ending single-family home zoning. “”””””””””””””””
They call that a lie? The City of Minneapolistan did it a few years ago.
Well, I guess that’s fair, I remember them doing the same at the democrat convention...
Oh that’s right, they DIDN’T...
OK I’ll go back to sleep...
I did Nazi this coming...
It wasn’t done for the communist/islamic/blm convention.
Funny. Its the dims that are the liars.
Prove me wrong.
Whoa....you smell that? Smells like.....fear!
sorry the government owns the airwaves, not the news.
Dem Convention: “I am the light and they are darkness”
Fact Checker: “That seems very truthful.”
GOP Convention: “I love America”
Fact Checker: “Obvious lie. Adam Schiff proved that Trump is a Russian puppet.”
They will tape delay the debates, that’s my theory. Enough of a delay to allow their crack editing team to edit Biden gaffes.
Good this ‘leaked’.
Had it not and the ‘showers’ obliged, they would have been able to say that the Rs must be editing and delaying to create confusion.
Which lead ME to believe that the Ds edited fine tuned their entire fiasco. That raises the question - As bad as it was, how disastrous would the D clown show have been if carried live???
Mr. Justice BRANDEIS (concurring.)
If there be time to expose through discussion the falsehood and fallacies, to avert the evil by the processes of education, the remedy to be applied is more speech, not enforced silence.
Yes, I know the progressives aren't taking about state censorship, but Justice Brandeis' principle transcends the nature of the censor.
Lester Holt in the last debate falsely claimed “stop and frisk” is unconstitutional...because a low court declared it so, and NYC chose not to pursue it. It is still constitutional EVERYWHERE ELSE. I am not sure how that can be reconciled, but President Trump got the case and the above correct, even though a “moderator” got it wrong.
There were NO corrections then.
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