Katie Couric's political attack on gun ownership

Washington Post quoting Van CleaveOn the question where our members were asked, “So without background checks, how do you keep guns out of the hands of felons?”: it shows our members just sitting there and then one looking down. The editors merged some “b-roll” of our members sitting quietly between questions, followed by Katie asking the felon question. I have the audio of that entire interview and I know for an absolute fact that our members immediately jumped in to answer the question and did NOT just sit there quietly. To the person watching the video, it gave the intentionally false appearance of no one in our group having an answer. Am I supposed to think that is good journalism, Kristin? I hope that in your heart of hearts that you are at least thinking to yourself, “no, it is not.”

It's not good journalism as ordinary people measure it, but it's "good journalism" as practiced by journalists. Except that she got caught.

This entry was published Mon May 30 12:31:24 CDT 2016 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2016-05-30 12:31:24.0. [Tweet]

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