Bernie Sanders supporters gathered in the hundreds at the CNN building in Hollywood, California Sunday to protest the network’s coverage of the Vermont Senator.
Hundreds, possibly more than a thousand people standing at #OccupyCNN. You’d think they’d be willing to spare one news van to cover us.
— JonathanDanielBrown (@JonathanDBrown) April 3, 2016
According to Twitter users, the network, along with other mainstream media groups, failed to cover the sit-in.
@CNNPolitics seriously still no coverage? you guys are failing so hard right now #OccupyCNN they’re right in front of your building!!!
— wuhgees (@Ray20519366) April 3, 2016
Protestors are voicing concerns over the growing trend on inequality regarding mainstream news’ coverage of presidential candidates. Donald Trump seems to garner the most coverage, with Sanders trailing far behind.
Everybody Tweet @sandersfangirl a Huuuge THANK YOU for her great job at LIVE at #OccupyCNN #BlackOutForBernie on https://t.co/edsg0SqGOR
— Georga Grivois (@Georga2012) April 3, 2016
Of course, many pointed out the fact that CNN’s parent company, Time Warner, is one of Hillary Clinton’s biggest donors:
One of Clinton’s biggest donors owns CNN. Just a coincidence @jaketapper? #OccupyCNN #MediaBlackout pic.twitter.com/De7mve2cRe
— Students for Bernie (@Student4Sanders) April 3, 2016
You can see on the ground coverage below:
Live now #OccupyCNN https://t.co/uM7jWyaBDs @CNN
— BernieIn2016 (@AmKonDotNet) April 3, 2016
Feelin’ the Bern in Los Angeles! #OccupyCNN pic.twitter.com/F5XgXedUiP
— Nathan Hostetter (@nhoss) April 3, 2016
For more coverage visit the #OccupyCNN and #BernieBlackout hashtags on Twitter.
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