Mainstream ignoring Libya cover-up

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
 | 
Russ Jones (OneNewsNow.com)

A spokesman for a media watchdog group says NBC and ABC are both failing to give full and honest coverage on the details surrounding the September 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya.

Graham, Tim (MRC)Tim Graham, director of media analysis for the Media Research Center (MRC), says unlike CBS's Jan Crawford, neither network has asked the hard questions about Libya.

"I think they're fully aware that the administration misled the American people knowingly about what they knew in this attack," Graham suggests. "So we're getting a lot more intense coverage now of 'binders' and other silliness because they don't want to focus on Libya."

Instead, says the MRC spokesman, many in the mainstream media are enabling the truth about what happened in Libya to be covered up. He also notes that both ABC and NBC have followed the Obama campaign's theme of emphasizing the effort to win over women voters.

"The news media covers women where they assume that 98 percent of women deeply love their abortions and 98 percent of women must've had three or four. I mean, they just don't seem to understand that among women … a majority [are] pro-lifers," the media analyst offers.

"They just don't understand that at all, or they're basically cynics saying no, no, no -- we're talking about Democratic women, that's who needs to stay in the fold, and they're thinking young women."

If Obama truly saw the murders in Libya as a terrorist attack from the beginning, Graham contends he would not have blamed the murders on a video six times during his September 25 speech before the United Nations General Assembly -- two weeks after the attack. One day later, The Washington Times pointed out while others in the White House had begun calling the attack "terrorism," the president had yet to do so.

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

What factor in the 'Brexit' vote most closely aligns with the concerns expressed by Donald Trump?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

  British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum
  Train hits van in Colo. killing 5, including 3 children
  Israeli official: Reconciliation deal reached with Turkey
  Roller coaster derails at Scottish theme park, 10 injured
  14 hurt, including 2 firefighters, in fire truck collision
For Trump and Brexit voters, echoes of the same frustrations
Kerry urges Britain, EU to manage their divorce responsibly
Owners of AR-style firearms defend their weapon of choice

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Hillary widens lead over Trump in 2 major polls
Supreme Court set to rule on abortion clinic restrictions
Rep. Charlie Rangel thanks Trump for pulling sheet off of GOP
LA Dream Center co-founder Pastor Matthew Barnett to run 7 marathons in 7 days for homeless
Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from ISIS

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
'Fox hunting'

Fox News Channel achieved yet another milestone this month when nearly 11.5 million viewers watched the third and final presidential debate Monday -- an accomplishment that has placed many left-leaning pundits on the attack.