Ocasio-Cortez Attacks CBS News For Lack Of Black Journalists


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out CBS News for not assigning a ‘single black journalist to cover the 2020 election…’

Left eats left. Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: “This WH admin has made having a functional understanding of race in America one of the most important core competencies for a political journalist to have, yet [CBS News] hasn’t assigned a *single* black journalist to cover the 2020 election.”

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Yahoo News:

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit out at CBS News for an apparent lack of black journalists covering the 2020 US presidential election.

The newly sworn in congresswoman responded to a tweet from CBS producer Ben Mitchell which announced the team covering the upcoming election and published their headshots.

The Democrat, who represents New York’s 14th congressional district, said: “This WH admin has made having a functional understanding of race in America one of the most important core competencies for a political journalist to have.

“Yet CBS News hasn’t assigned a *single* black journalist to cover the 2020 election.”

The rising political star, a self-avowed socialist from the South Bronx, added: “Unacceptable in 2019. Try again.”

The Twitter post, which has been shared over 4,500 times, faced some criticism from other reporters over the comments. This included Josh Kraushaar, politics editor at the National Journal, who said she had “another thing” in common with US president Donald Trump: “media scold.” More

Diversity is great in theory buts what’s great in real life is merit-based hiring practices. Our color is meaningless. The content of our character is what makes us unique and is what matters most.

It will be the actions and attitudes of people like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Nancy Pelosi that will cement a second term for President Donald Trump.

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