There is a small boomlet in community tales on sexual harassment allegations in opposition to Gov. Mario Cuomo (D-N.Y.). However NewsBusters has been making use of its analysis to underline how Cuomo’s press — particularly on scandal of sending contaminated coronavirus sufferers into nursing houses — continues to be being downplayed.
Within the newest NewsBusters Podcast, govt editor Tim Graham elaborates on all of the analysis:
— A examine by Rich Noyes and Bill D’Agostino discovered ABC’s World Information Tonight, the CBS Night Information and NBC Nightly Information mentioned Cuomo in at the least 401 night information tales between March 1 and December 31, 2020, together with weekends. But solely two of these tales, each on NBC, made any reference to Cuomo’s nursing dwelling order, for a complete airtime of a mere 51 seconds.
— A brand new Media Research Center poll discovered that as a result of liberal media’s bias by omission, one quarter of all voters have been left in the dead of night about this Cuomo nursing-home scandal. As soon as they have been knowledgeable, these voters swung from 45% having a good view of Cuomo’s dealing with of the disaster, to a lopsided 65% majority having an unfavorable view.
— Scott Whitlock described how HBO’s John Oliver harshly denounced Cuomo as an “a**gap,” however then on prime of that, he reviewed 33 episodes of Oliver’s present Final Week Tonight and located Cuomo was talked about solely 5 occasions during the last yr. All of the mentions have been temporary, and a few have been optimistic!
Then Jorge Bonilla of MRC Latino joins the podcast to debate how Biden can get away with baldly stating that blacks and Hispanics could not know easy methods to get on their pc to make an appointment for a COVID vaccine. If Trump prompt they have been a bit dim, think about the furor. Additionally, how the Spanish-language networks are doing Biden’s bidding on the “youngsters in cages” subject, or oops — the humane detention facilities for migrant youngsters. This drew a lot much less consideration than the arrest of a Mexican drug lord’s spouse, or “Mrs. El Chapo” for brief.
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