CNN’s Stelter addresses Nicki Minaj’s vaccine tweets on media present, avoids rapper’s spat with MSNBC’s Joy Reid
CNN’s leftwing media guru Brian Stelter managed to speak concerning the controversial tweets from rapper famous person Nicki Minaj on his so-called media present whereas avoiding the explosive viral spat she had with MSNBC host Joy Reid.
The greatest media data story of the week was the feud that emerged between Minaj and Reid, who blasted the hip-hop artist on her present for expressing vaccine hesitancy to her massive Twitter following. Minaj fired as soon as extra hurling loads of insults on the “ReidOut” host. Reid tried to defuse tensions on-air the following day.
On Sunday’s installment of “Reliable Sources,” Stelter managed to deal with Minaj’s tweets however tip-toed spherical Reid’s involvement and instead condemned the rapper for utilizing “do your own research” rhetoric, which he generally called the “four little words that are hurting America’s pandemic response.”
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“This ‘go at it alone,’ ‘doing your own research.’ It seems so innocent, but it can have serious consequences,” Stelter warned viewers.
Reid, who consistently makes controversial statements each on-air and on Twitter, is just not the topic of dialog on Stelter’s media program, which has not talked about her since 2018, based totally on Grabien transcripts.
In actuality, irrespective of being CNN’s arch liberal cable data rival, MSNBC receives little degree out on “Reliable Sources,” making merely 20 transcript appearances thus far this yr versus the whopping 563 mentions Fox News has gotten per Grabien.
Stelter has develop into a serial avoider of controversies that painting his liberal allies all through the media in a harmful light by means of security on his media-centric present.
Over the summer time season, Stelter did not say CNN’s awkward return of the group’s disgraced accepted analyst Jeffrey Toobin, the departure of “The View” co-host Meghan McCain,” the uproar over New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay calling the sight of American flags “disturbing,” and the collapsed media narrative during the 2020 election that President Trump ordered the clearing of peaceful protesters at Lafayette Square for a photo op in front of a church that was set on fire by rioters.
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Stelter glossed over the Washington Post’s major correction of its January report that accused Trump urging Georgia election officials to “uncover the fraud,” the major MSNBC leadership shakeup, Toobin’s firing from The New Yorker following his Zoom call masturbation scandal, the ousting of MSNBC contributor Jon Meacham after it was revealed that he was moonlighting as a speechwriter for the Biden campaign and the scandals that plagued 2020 media darlings The Lincoln Project.
Last year, Stelter skipped Glenn Greenwald’s dramatic exit from The Intercept after the founding editor accused his colleagues of censoring his story critical of Joe Biden and ignored Twitter caving in its standoff with The New York Post over its reporting of the Hunter Biden story.
Stelter similarly ignored the controversy surrounding presidential debate moderator and C-SPAN host Steve Scully, who alleged that his Twitter account was hacked after it appeared that he was reaching out to Trump foe Anthony Scaramucci. Stelter only acknowledged the controversy after Scully admitted that he lied about the hack.
Stelter, who is widely regarded as the media’s “corridor monitor,” furthermore spent quite a lot of the yr downplaying the journalistic ethics violations made by his CNN colleague Chris Cuomo, who was repeatedly swept up all through the scandals plaguing his brother, former New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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