CNN: ‘Gun control rarely covered by press’

"Rarely covered?"

“Rarely covered?”  Two words:  Bob Costas.

Mental health didn’t make it in until seconds before the end of the segment on CNN Reliable Sources Howard Kurtz.

Watch TV critic and Howard regular David Zurawik go nuts over the media fingering the wrong guy in what CNN ex-Washington bureau chief Frank Sesno dismissed as “the language of live,” leaning on Hillary’s Benghazi “fog of war” analogy.

Sesno: gun control “a public health emergency” in calling for a “media agenda” to force the issue.

David Zurawik

“This lack of precision in journalism is wrong.”

Kurtz kicks off with two clips of Fox News versus one of CNN incorrectly identifying the shooter and one of CNN finally fingering the right guy:

Howard: “I think television can help with the healing process.”

Sunday, December 16, 2012 @ 7:04 PM

  • Marty Davis

     Bob Schieffer CBS Face The Nation Sunday:  “Had [the shooter] had an Arab name, people would be going nuts about what we ought to do right now.”The media would be “going nuts” if the madman was a member of the NRA, Repub party, Tea Party.

    • Marty Davis
    • ZoneDaiatlas

      Rupert Murdoch over at, “The Sun,” is advocating GUN CONTROL.  The people over there are seething mad over what has happen and why America needs guns.  The people in Great Britain needs to look in the mirror about why we have the 2nd Amendment.  And then China, through it’s government sponsored media is also advocating for gun control in the US.  In Israel, teachers are armed with assault rifles and assault weapons, and you don’t hear a peep about gun crimes.  The same goes for Switzerland where it’s common practice to see people in grocery stores carrying assault rifles…

    • Marty Davis

      After watching Obama’s appearance at the Newtown, CT service last night and reading between his lines, I am predicting Obama will unilaterally issue an executive order banning assault weapons, destructive ammo, and maybe more. 

      Just wait and see.

    • Jimbotalk

      That might be worth it, if such a radical, clearly unconstitutional move, finally got somebody to drag his constitutionally illiterate ass to court about all of these executive orders.

    • Marty Davis

      Didn’t think about that, Jim, but you’re right.  Obama has skated with these illegal exec orders.

  • Sentinel

    No, not even close…..the only thing not covered by the press… the truth!  We out here in “Inferiorland, USA” can count on the press to lie their motherfucking asses off, all the time, on anything involving this administration.  Where is that “We’re going to get to the bottom of this” spirit that was present back in the Nixon/Watergate days?  I know – it’s gone because it’s  been replaced by 100% dyed in the wool communists editors and owners.

    • Marty Davis

      Recall 2009’s media downplaying the Muslim Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan.

    • 4lsanday

      Hell they still won’t call it terror but work place violence.

    • Marty Davis

      Good point.

  • ZoneDaiatlas

    Actually Howard Jerk, It was CBS who was first in naming the wrong shooter and then FOX News reported it as a source from CBS….

    • Marty Davis

      But Howard had to get his licks in. Expect more of that when Jeff Zucker assumes the top position in January.

  • 4lsanday

    I’d like to see that connecticut state police spokesman, Lt. Vance, replace that whimp Carney as the WH SPOX. that guy is good and has his shit together. Even when he tells them NO you understand why and agree,

    • Marty Davis

      I couldn’t even bring myself to write anything today.

  • Grandpa D

     Every law enforcement agency in the country should be equiped with those “NO MEDIA” signs.

    • Marty Davis

      Yellow NO MEDIA tape as well!

  • Justthemiller

    What a bunch of Ambulance chasing sods the Media has turned into.  The local paper there basically refused to go along with the circus until things settled down.  They showed A LOT more restraint and respect to the families involved than some of these effite cretins did.  I’m also sure that Barry O’ is thinking about passing another executive order this time about assault weapons but I say good luck!  I’m sure the NRA is ready, willing and waiting to drag his sorry ass to court and school him about constitutional values.

    • Marty Davis

      NRA head Wayne LaPierre is going on Meet The Press Sunday.