ABC, CNN Hype NAACP's Anti-Jeff Sessions Sit-In

Matthew Balan | January 4, 2017
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[More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.]

CNN's Wolf Blitzer boosted the NAACP's protest of Senator Jeff Sessions at his office in Mobile, Alabama. Blitzer set aside over five and a half minutes of air time on the 3 January 2017 edition of The Situation Room to an interview of the liberal organization's president, and gave him a platform to attack the attorney general nominee. The NAACP leader even likened his sit-in to the famous 1965 civil rights march over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. The following morning, ABC's Good Morning America spotlighted the protest during a 28-second news brief.

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