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And abortion doctor in Philadelphia -- on trial for murder and you may not have even heard about it some of the mainstream media.
Has been a little bit late to coverage.
For this story the trial of Kermit got snow on the screen there facing.
Multiple counts of murder Houston -- writing in USA today last week a lexis nexis search.
Shows none of the news shows on the three major national television networks.
Has mentioned the -- no trial in the last three months the Washington Post is not.
Published original reporting on this jury in the trial the New York Times saw fit to run one original story on page a seventeen.
On the first day of the trial.
They've been silent ever since despite headline worthy testimony Jim Pinkerton.
Is a contributing editor and writer for the American conservative magazine Alan Colmes is -- host of the Alan Colmes radio show and author of thank.
The liberals for saving America gentlemen good to see you both -- -- what do you what do you make of the way that suddenly after Houston's.
Peace and there have been a number of blogs that have mentioned this and and sort of cry foul that this story is not getting attention.
-- it's does seem to be some movement.
-- little over my site and Alan dot com.
The fact is that there was no -- blackout on this this was covered in 2011 by CBS by the nation by NPR.
I think most people view those -- certainly not conservative outlets and there was a gag order.
That their lawyers could not talk until just recently.
And where were the conservative sites Michelle Malkin for example -- -- he went after the mainstream media but she wasn't covering it.
Weekly standard didn't covered -- -- -- covered weekly standard at three stories.
On this in the same time and -- six stories on Justin Bieber so.
It's unfair for conservatives when they themselves have not had any more coverage in fact that so called mainstream media has done more the conservative media outlets have on this story.
Let me go through this Psycho babble a list of of media coverage Jim leading up to the -- -- this is in the beginning after the charges were originally leveled.
CNN did six segments fox did three segments on this.
MSNBC did three -- CBS two -- and ABC did one NBC did nothing I think MSNBC though.
Might have done a couple of stories on this what do you make of the coverage.
And the -- -- blackout.
It is not that there was an outright it was not no coverage just wasn't much coverage and everything -- you know about the mainstream media attitude toward the story was summed up in the person of Marty Baron who is the executive editor.
Of the Washington Post you said on Thursday is that on Thursday night.
Just a couple days ago he never heard the story and and until he got emails from it from from readers are urged citizens and southern -- -- not at his crack staff of the Washington Post.
At had ever -- -- alerted to this and looked at it get there had been some coverage again the difference is.
Though that the quantity.
Chris Smith is a Republican congressman from New Jersey said.
That -- -- -- -- I take and they are fifteen and massacred seven children that would have been big news and we all know about it then a 100%.
Instead it was an abortion doctor butchering babies and it's only now thanks to Kirsten Powers in large part.
Getting real attention.
We're gonna make of that -- personal I think by the way is a Democrat USA today's a mainstream publication.
And Smith wasn't talking about -- Trent franks was talking about it.
The most conservative legislators Louisville -- the most anti choice legislators were talking about it.
So perhaps there to be some kind of brouhaha now blaming the mainstream media when even conservative outlets we're not talking about it is an important story actually think it helps a pro choice side.
Because this this clinic.
Actually appeal to women who could not get legal abortions elsewhere this is actually an argument to keep abortions legal safe and -- Jim you know there there have been a number of other web -- so that have been covering.
The story news busters which tries expose liberal bias in the media has been on this story.
From the get go I mean I just -- moving forward as we take a look at -- that that bit of the coverage for.
The -- areas case for example.
Which we have a segment.
Pretty much every hour on that there's a cable network that's.
Exclusively covering -- -- 24 sevenths and then you have this story in Philadelphia what is tell what does -- tell us about sort of news editorial policy in general.
I'm nothing good.
Frankly and look there's other sites -- have been covering the story closely for example the Chris Smith quote that I mentioned earlier was on life site news I suspect that's not.
On the toolbar of anybody in the mainstream media.
They're complaining of right to life groups have been trying to push the story hard and again I again have topic here today that -- little liberals is a liberal feminist pro lifers sort of an odd.
On the minds of many -- combination but she's sincere all the way through on this and Yang and give her credit give USA today credits this is not entirely.
A bad stories -- does a too late star in an M ever Gaza was arrested in January of eleven via.
And eight of his employees pled guilty in the last few months of this trial began I think on March 18.
And here we are months later only now waking up to Jim Pinkerton Allan Colmes gentlemen thank you both again.
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