TV station backs off accusation that CNN played politics

12 Janvier, 2019, 19:22 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • U.S. Mexico border wall

KUSI co-Anchor Sandra Maas explained that there really is no debate in San Diego over the efficacy of the wall.

The San Diego-based TV station made the revelation in its news bulletin on Thursday night, when it also posted a detailed explanation of the events on its website. The network added it thought Plante best suited for the job, as one of its stories had been published on DrudgeReport.com and retweeted by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

U.S. President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday - "I said bye-bye", he tweeted- as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border.

KUSI claims it directed CNN toward Dan Plante, one of its journalists who has covered the topic of a border wall extensively in the past.

We have continuously been told by Border Patrol Agents that the barrier along the Southern border helps prevent illegal entries, drugs, and weapons from entering the United States, and the numbers prove it.

Networks like CNN often change coverage plans at the last moment with no specific agenda.

VIDÉO. Jean-Michel Aphatie pris à partie par un "journaliste Gilet jaune"
Il se présente systématiquement comme un " journaliste de rue " ou un " journaliste gilet jaune ". Rapidement, le ton monte. "Vous me traitez de menteur? ", lui demande Jean-Michel Aphatie.

Apple Blames Battery Replacements For Low iPhone Sales
China's "economy began to slow there for the second half", Cook said during an interview with CNBC on Wednesday afternoon. AMS, a European chipmaker that supplies Apple, saw its shares drop almost 20% after Apple warned of slowing iPhone sales.

Activision et Bungie, c'est terminé !
On rappelle qu'entre 2000 et 2007, c'est Microsoft qui chapeautait la compagnie fondée par Jason Jones et Alex Seropian. Nous savons que de nouvelles aventures nous attendent pleines de mystères, d'aventures et d'espoir.

Steve Cohen, KUSI's news director, said he told CNN that it might not want Plante because his reporting has concluded that a border wall there has worked well, and that such a conclusion might not fit the cable network's "narrative" against the wall.

The station, KUSI-TV, reported that someone from CNN called the KUSI newsroom for a local perspective of the fiery debate centered on the U.S. -Mexico border. "We believe CNN declined a report from KUSI because we informed them that most Border Patrol Agents we have spoken to told us the barrier does in fact work", KUSI's Mike McKinnon III reports.

CNN maintains that the planned segment with KUSI was dropped for unrelated reasons, as "happens many times every day" in the news business. "This is a non story".

Aerial view of a group of Honduran migrants traveling in the Central American caravan, crossing the Mexico-US border fence to San Diego County, as seen from Playas de Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico on December 12, 2018.

This article was updated to include comment from CNN.

Conseillé:

  • "Creed II" : victoire par KO

    Il s'agit d'une pale resucée avec un Viktor Draco bien moins détestable que son ignoble père. Inutile d'avoir vu le premier Creed pour comprendre l'essentiel de l'intrigue de Creed II .
    Elon Musk's SpaceX to lay off 10 per cent of workforce

    Elon Musk's SpaceX to lay off 10 per cent of workforce

    The company said it will "part ways" with some of its employees as it faces "extraordinarily hard challenges ahead". Some employees of the McGregor test facility were instructed to go home at 4 p.m.
    Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Australia heroics

    Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Australia heroics

    The right-arm paceman has been a consistent performer for India A, and recently had a decent tour of New Zealand with them. He also picked up seven wickets against New Zealand A, including a 4-wicket haul in the last match.
  • Un documentaire accusant Michael Jackson d'agressions sexuelles présenté à Sundance

    Un documentaire accusant Michael Jackson d'agressions sexuelles présenté à Sundance

    Leurs plaintes ont été rejetées en 2017. "C'est époustouflant qu'un réalisateur crédible ose s'impliquer dans ce type de projet". Une action en justice avait été engagée contre le chanteur, qui avait été acquitté, en 2005, de 14 accusations à son encontre.
    Barcelona plan to sell Philippe Coutinho this summer

    Barcelona plan to sell Philippe Coutinho this summer

    That's because some of the bonus clauses they are entitled to following Coutinho's departure would be rendered obsolete. Therefore, Liverpool could miss out on a hefty £22 million if Coutinho leaves Spain this month.
    Glenn Maxwell Wants To Prove He Has Temperament To Play Test Cricket

    Glenn Maxwell Wants To Prove He Has Temperament To Play Test Cricket

    Such emails were a common part of discussions with players, according to CA, but in no way inferred guarantee of selection. Langer became incredibly terse when quizzed on why the player was discouraged from signing a county contract a year ago .
  • Violence redoutée à Paris, inquiétude à Bourges —

    Violence redoutée à Paris, inquiétude à Bourges — "Gilets jaunes"

    Le regain du mouvement des " gilets jaunes " inquiète les acteurs de l'économie française, notamment dans le secteur du tourisme. Des manifestants " gilets jaunes " à Toulouse ce samedi 5 janvier 2018.
    Eurovision : Bilal Hassani, celui qu’on n’attendait pas

    Eurovision : Bilal Hassani, celui qu’on n’attendait pas

    Bilal Hassani , un jeune marocain , fier de ses origines et star du web pourrait représenter la France à l'Eurovision . Quoi qu'il en soit, le titre a déjà passé la barre du million de vues sur YouTube et attire une curiosité inégalée.
    En 2018, le salaire de Tim Cook a progressé de 22 % — Apple

    En 2018, le salaire de Tim Cook a progressé de 22 % — Apple

    Il y a quelques jours, Apple a d'ailleurs annoncé une baisse de son chiffre d'affaires trimestriel... Aucune précision pour le moment sur la technologie qui sera employée pour ce troisième capteur.
  • Face cachée de la Lune: la Chine publie une photo à 360°

    Face cachée de la Lune: la Chine publie une photo à 360°

    Les images ont été transmises à Pékin par un satellite qui a été positionné pour pouvoir les relayer. Vous pouvez, avec votre souris, faire tourner l'image à loisir et même zoomer avec la molette.
    Netflix : une firme développe une IA pour chasser le partage de compte

    Netflix : une firme développe une IA pour chasser le partage de compte

    L'entreprise est ensuite libre de " sanctionner " le compte et son utilisateur ou pas. " Le partage occasionnel de comptes devient trop coûteux pour l'ignorer ".

    4th flu death of the season occurs in Indiana

    Three people have died from the flu in ME so far this season, according to the state's Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Health officials in both countries say it's not too late to get a flu vaccine to reduce the risk of contracting the virus.


Populaire

La coalition dirigée par Washington a commencé à retirer ses troupes — Syrie
Mais il n'est pas clair dans l'immédiat si le retrait inclut également les troupes françaises et britanniques déployées en Syrie. Après avoir autoproclamé en 2014 un "califat" à cheval sur la Syrie et l'Irak, l'EI a subi une série de revers militaires.

French yellow vest protests stretch into 9th straight week
But the public consultations risk being hobbled by record levels of distrust towards politicians and representatives of the state. Outside the capital, major Yellow Vest protests engulfed Marseille, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, and other cities.

Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City's Brazilian players will help striker, says Pep Guardiola
Sergio Aguero trained for the first time this week on Thursday as the striker continues to battle an illness. Central defender Vincent Kompany has also been struggling since the Liverpool game, Guardiola revealed.

Les océans se réchauffent 40% plus vite que prévu
Depuis 2014, des scientifiques s'interrogeaient sur le réchauffement des océans, dont les mesures ne correspondaient pas aux différents modèles sur le climat.

Sevilla agrees €1m fee for Munir El Haddadi
Munir becomes Sevilla's second signing of the day, following their capture of Ajax defender Max Wober earlier on Friday. The 23-year-old leaves Barcelona after five seasons at the club, and with 12 goals in his 56 appearances for the side.

Oklahoma QB Austin Kendall to explore transfer options
Kendall played backup to Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield during his true freshman year before sitting out a redshirt season. He played well in the time he was given, completing 71.8 percent of his passes (28 of 39) for 265 yards and three touchdowns.

Canada to welcome over 1 million new immigrants in next 3 years
The decision has reportedly been taken to offset Canada's aging population and declining birth rate while growing its labor force. Canada welcomed more than 286,000 permanent residents in 2017 and projects that number could reach 350,000 this year.

Des dates pour Final Fantasy XII THE ZODIAC et Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster sur Nintendo Switch
L'éditeur vient ainsi de confirmer les dates de sortie de deux titres majeurs de la saga sur ces deux plateformes. En attendant Final Fantasy VII et Final Fantasy IX , ce sont deux épisodes plus récents qui font parler d'eux.

Jaguar Land Rover supprime 10% de ses effectifs — Tata Motors
Le groupe emploie 42'500 personnes au Royaume-Uni, soit l'essentiel des 44'000 qu'il compte dans le monde entier. Jaguar Land Rover a annoncé jeudi la suppression de 4500 emplois, soit plus de 10% de ses effectifs.

Simona Halep stunned by Ashleigh Barty in Sydney second round
Open", Halep said. "I dug myself into a little bit of a hole there, but I just said, "Look mate, be aggressive", Barty said. Highlighting the win was the fact Barty had failed to take a set off Halep in their two previous meetings.