FFA battling biased broadcasting

Thursday, November 1, 2012
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

A Florida-based pro-family organization is spearheading a campaign to convince advertisers to stop sponsoring programing on a broadcasting network that disparages Christianity and advocates for Islamists.

Among conservatives, MSNBC has a reputation of being the most left-wing of all mainstream media outlets, with a veritable "who's who" of far-left radicals like Chris Matthews, Ed Schultz, and Rachel Maddow. David Caton, president of the Florida Family Association (FFA), says MSNBC routinely denigrates Christianity, distorts the truth, and advocates for Islamists.

Caton, David (FFA)"Clearly MSNBC is the most dishonest, most anti-Christian, and most pro-Islamist news network out there, bar none," Caton contends. "And they lead by such a wide gap from even CNN."

He cites several examples of MSNBC's questionable reporting.

"Probably the most infamous one was with Chris Matthews comparing the religious right to the Taliban," the FFA president notes. "Here you have other commentators claiming that the Book of Revelation is a fake book. They fired Pat Buchanan because of the book he wrote and the Christian sentiments that he expressed in his book."

So Caton has been encouraging believers to contact MSNBC advertisers about its biased reporting. As a result, 43 companies discontinued their sponsorship of four prominent MSNBC shows during the last monitoring period.

"We believe over the next six months to a year we will see a large percentage of companies that agree with our position and pull off MSNBC," the conservative advocate predicts.

Caton adds that he is pleased to see that MSNBC continues to trail the Fox News Channel in viewership by a wide margin.

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 are your favorite things about Trump's Cabinet picks so far?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Twin blasts near Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29, wound 166
More than 30 dead as tanker rams into vehicles on Kenya road
Latest: Trump's favorite for State an accomplished exec
3 Filipino soldiers dead, 17 wounded in clash with militants
Supreme Court weighs lawyers' actions in 2 death row cases
Iran summons UK ambassador in Tehran
Suicide bomber kills 23 in southern Yemeni city of Aden

LATEST FROM THE WEB

29 dead and 166 wounded in twin bomb attack near Istanbul stadium
Trump adviser: It's no longer the party of Reagan
Joni Eareckson Tada: Christians are giving up, enabling culture to be worse
Trump slams CNN's 'fake news' for reporting on 'The Apprentice'
Trump's China ambassador pick Gov. Branstad is an 'old friend' of China president; Conservatives react

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day

REASON & COMPANY

NEXT STORY
Legislation would reduce electronic privacy

A Vermont congressman is working on a piece of legislation that, if enacted, would threaten email and other social media privacy protections.