Mainstream Media Scream: CNN’s Amanpour cheers ‘necessary activism’ against Trump
This week’s Mainstream Media Scream features CNN’s Christiane Amanpour calling President Trump a “threat” to journalism that has sparked “necessary activism” against Trump.
On Sunday’s Reliable Sources on CNN, Amanpour repeated her earlier claim that Donald Trump is “a grave and existential threat” to journalism. The CNN International anchor, who now has a half-hour PBS shows and is soon to get a new hour-long one, Amanpour & Company, proceeded to hail “one of the great things of the Trump administration is how it has caused a huge rise in necessary activism.”
She cited how “women” and “black people have come out,” along with the press, to defend “their right to exist under the Constitution.”…
From the Sunday, May 13 Reliable Sources on CNN:
“I have been talking about this ever since the President was elected, even before he was inaugurated, I made a big speech at the Committee to Protect Journalism in November of 2016, warning American journalists that there was now a grave and existential threat to their work….