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-- -- -- -- Miami or our pal Bernie Goldberg is standing by to analyze a Virginia situation you should know mr.
go over recently won a national enemy.
For his HBO investigation on college -- big money.
How many -- that make for you now -- over how many.
Even dozen twelve.
Well you have a -- hold it up and to show everybody and you bring your own.
I don't have a with -- you judge so you don't keep in a car you couple in the news in the cases and but I still -- -- in the car itself -- well congratulations twelve -- send me -- nine up on me and I don't think that's fair.
Okay that's okay now this is a serious story.
And isn't it amazing isn't it amazing that -- the locals trying to spike -- and -- it.
And then the national media won't go near it.
What do you tribute.
Let's let's take this one step at a time as you correctly said in the memo.
If this were a gang of white people who attacked.
A young black man and woman.
Everybody agrees that would be news but when it was a -- of black people it wasn't news -- that.
Well it must have something to do with the race of the assailants.
So here's what it's really about now.
Here's what it's really about goes beyond journalism if it's a much bigger issue it's about -- usually white liberal paternalism.
Where they say well.
We really can't hold black people up to the same standards as we hold white people up to that's why we're not putting it in the Paper.
There are different so two things happened after that one.
The newspaper the media they don't want to air that kind of dirty laundry because it's kind of embarrassing.
To the black community and two they don't wanna give ammunition to the big kids who probably would say you see that's how they all behave.
We hate we did test the big hits but a newspaper.
Has a responsibility.
To cover legitimate news and if it's news.
If a white gang beats up a black couple then it's also news -- a black gang beats up a white.
You believe this -- -- the editor of the newspaper said well.
I don't know if words racially motivated so therefore I'm not gonna do we think am I gonna assign reporters a harder to try to find out.
I mean is it me.
Is it me now.
Nell -- what you were you said something else in it in the interview with Jesse that was great.
He found out in one day ten times more than the entire -- of newspaper has found out today.
I mean one guy goes down their five -- he starts talking to people so.
Look you know why the editor hasn't found out yet.
If it's racially motivated you don't know why she doesn't want to -- it -- -- wanna find out if it's racially motivated isn't because that's where that that's where there's trouble.
If he finds out that it is racially motivated that they get quotes from people.
You know along the lines of what Jesse got that yeah we see -- people -- easy targets.
Believe me they don't want any part of that isn't white liberal paternalism.
As you put it.
Bias is -- it prejudice.
I would go a step further it's a form of racism.
It's a form of racism could you imagine saying.
Well I don't want -- hold black people to the same standards as whites whites are obviously much better than those -- that's racism that's despicable.
That's nasty stuff and but but win but when a newspaper editor does it.
Well we can't call him a racist because he's probably also a little bit and I just hit and it.
It's extended to the national media because yes they well know the story now is is like the fourth night we reported -- -- they all know it.
All right then did tell me that MSNBC.
-- if -- were reversed wouldn't be every shell out Sharpton.
So and so on and on so -- so so with the New York Times -- be a big story this is where the paternalism kicks -- they pick they don't.
Hey they don't expect the same standards from black people although -- deny that forever.
But one thing that they can't deny.
They don't wanna embarrass they don't want to air this kind of dirty laundry and you know I want think this had -- have -- -- what they they don't wanna give ammunition to the big hits.
This is on the -- and that's it easier to make your point.
Absolutely now well Bernie and I work together briefly at CBS who was briefly for -- -- was there forever and very wouldn't talk to me in the hallway or anything like tax I was and that's not true that's not true.
That's not -- I said hey get some -- that's right I had a the real quick I got sent -- -- Provincetown Massachusetts whose story on the Portuguese.
Interest from oh yeah that down.
And the gay influx on the weekends where there -- bunch -- gay guys act and out in public that we're offending the population there I had a great story brought it back.
They wouldn't run it.
And they would run it for exactly the same reason that you just said.
Because they didn't want big hit -- look at all those homosexuals look what they're doing.
There you know terrible people and they took a great story and they just threw it away I was stunned I came off local news that was my first network experience.
But this is going this is going up to 3030.
Years and it's it's -- that is every bit less work.
Right I think I think they're right in that big gets would use -- as ammunition and you bill and I hate that we did test the -- it's.
But journalists have an obligation.
And the obligation to reports -- -- -- viewer ship and their readership.
And that's to report the news let somebody else deal with the bigots the newspaper has to report the news all right Bernie.
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