Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Media Ignored Van Jones Controversy

"In the wake of the resignation of President Obama's controversial 'green jobs czar' Van Jones, some analysts are mulling over why the mushrooming controversy was never covered in depth by the mainstream media.

As Fox News pointed out Monday, 'Most of the major news outlets, like The New York Times, The Washington Post and CBS ignored the swelling heat surrounding former White House environmental adviser Van Jones and the videos surfacing of his controversial statements.' Instead, the coverage was led by Fox host Glenn Beck and other conservative media outlets like Newsmax.

Beck relentlessly examined Jones' remarks and radical views, including his February denunciation of Republicans as "a**holes" -- a statement that came to light on Wednesday."

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