investmentwatchblog.com 08 Apr, 2021 03:45 am

Legacy Media Corruption Is At The Heart Of Our National Conflict. – Investment Watch

Over at RealClearPolitics, Carl Cannon wrote a poignant column on the offensive absurdity of invoking Jim Crow in this context.’ They were right,” Cannon wrote.Worse, the false coverage led millions of people to believe that a major political party representing half the country was seeking to reinstate Jim Crow.The media’s false reporting about new election legislation in Georgia whipped up a controversy that left millions of people grossly misinformed, frightened voters, mired major corporations in high-stakes public relations frenzies, distracted the political discourse, and furthered the country’s divisions.

In this case, the media uncritically regurgitated Georgia Democrats’ partisan hyperbole, treating a narrative the party strategically crafted to defeat the legislation as fact and turning it into a long and false national news cycle.That news cycle left the public with an impression that the legislation was objectively racist.

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