Friday, November 20, 2015

CNN is completely biased to the left. The apology is for letting it show.

CNN reporter suspended after tweet on refugees

CNN global affairs correspondent Elise Labott has been suspended for two weeks, a source at CNN confirmed to POLITICO.
Earlier on Thursday Labott had tweeted about the House voting on a bill that would make it harder for Syrian refugees to enter the United States.
"House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees. Statue of Liberty bows head in anguish," she wrote, linking to a CNN article on the vote.
Several critics, including the Washington Post's Erik Wemple, said the tweet showed bias.
Some media watchers questioned the punishment (though others pointed out that with the Thanksgiving holiday next week Labott likely had time off anyway). Last year CNN anchor Carol Costello joked on air that audio of a brawl involving Bristol Palin was "the best minute and a half of audio we've ever come across." Costello later apologized for the remarks but was not taken off the air. 
UPDATE: 11:30p.m.: 
Labott apologized in a follow up tweet:
"Everyone, It was wrong of me to editorialize. My tweet was inappropriate and disrespectful. I sincerely apologize," she wrote

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