CNN Adopts Positive Spin on Gas Prices After White House Pressure

Bill D'Agostino | December 16, 2021
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If you thought that the Biden administration was colluding with major news outlets to score some friendly economic coverage, CNN may have just proven you right. Last week CNN’s Oliver Darcy reported that the Biden administration had been holding private meetings with major news outlets, in which they pressured the media to add more positive spin to their economic coverage. It looks like CNN got the memo. Over the course of two weeks, the cable network’s coverage of oil and gas prices shifted from 77 percent negative to 79 percent positive.