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January 13th, 2013
01:10 PM ET

Media gear up for gun fight

Paul Farhi, Robert Costa, Keli Goff and Howard Kurtz examine media coverage of the gun control debate.

 


Filed under: Blog • Gun Control • Gun Policy • Guns • Media • Media Criticism • Piers Morgan • Politics • Reliable Sources • Sandy Hook • School Shooting
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    January 28, 2013 at 6:28 am | Reply
  2. Rob Pollard

    Sorry, Scott. Alex Jones is not outside the mainstream for a huge amount of gun owners. Go take a small sniff around the stories dominating conservative media and you'll see tons of Alex Jones-types talking about how Sandy Hook was a govt job or the death of a gun enthusiast in Georgia was a government hit. The Natl Review might not like his style, but that is a significant part of their base.

    January 14, 2013 at 5:37 pm | Reply
    • Scott

      You're wrong. Jones is a 9/11 truther. That is almost exclusively left-wing territory. He also has done kissy-face interviews with Alan Grayson and Cindy Sheehan, amongst other lefties. Jones is simply all over the map and – more than anything else – just likes the sound of his voice.

      I check out a lot of conservative media , and none of them have been pulling this conspiracy crapola with Sandy Hook.

      January 14, 2013 at 11:50 pm | Reply
  3. Scott

    Robet Costa nailed it. CNN's attempts to link the NRA and other gun-rights groups to that crackpot Alex Jones is thoroughly dishonest and shameful.

    January 13, 2013 at 5:43 pm | Reply
  4. Larry K.

    So pick out the poorest thinker? My choice: Washington Post guy.

    January 13, 2013 at 3:16 pm | Reply

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