Tucker Carlson & Tammy Bruce on networks ignoring CNN settlement with Covington student: 'They've abandoned their responsibility'

Covington Catholic kid’s (Nick Sandmann’s) . . .

. . . “REAL CRIME was being at the Pro-Life march and wearing a MAGA hat”.– Tammy Bruce

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Tammy Bruce on networks ignoring CNN settlement with Covington student: ‘They’ve abandoned their responsibility’

By Yael Halon | Fox News

Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce slammed several mainstream media outlets for their failure to report on CNN’s recent settlement with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann after a report by the Media Research Center showed ABC, CBS, MSNBC, and NBC, completely ignored the news. . . .

. . . Several mainstream media outlets – including CNN – portrayed the incident as racially charged before additional footage showed that a group of Black Hebrew Israelites provoked the confrontation by slinging racial slurs at the students. Footage then showed Phillips, who was in town for the Indigenous Peoples March, approaching the students amid the rising tension between the two groups.

NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck wrote that CNN settled with Sandmann “for an undisclosed amount after they tried to ruin his life” but the liberal cable network “had help with blackouts” from ABC CBS and NBC.

Law school professor William A. Jacobson told Fox News that CNN agreeing to settle is a “rare example of a ‘little guy’ being able to stand up to a media behemoth” and estimated the deal was worth at least seven figures. However, viewers who rely on network news would have no idea.

“They’ve noticed and they’ve chosen to not cover it,” Bruce said. The reason the media hasn’t covered it is because many of them … did very similar things to this young man." . . .

January 14, 2020

Media ignores CNN settlement with Covington teen

CNN settled a multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit filed by Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann; reaction and analysis from Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce

https://video.foxnews.com/v/6122725451001?playlist_id=5198073478001#sp=show-clips

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The details are sealed so reporting on the particulars isn’t possible. If there is also a gag order, CNN can’t report on details.

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Kind of reminds me of a story I saw about an issue that occurred concerning the health of an individual while the person was at a hospital. There was a news report about how the hospital was refusing to comment on the issues. While this was true, the news report neglected to say that due to privacy regulations (HIPAA) the hospital is obligated not to comment on it.

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