Hundreds Participate in #OccupyCNN to Protest the Media’s #BernieBlackout


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.

According to Twitter users, the network, along with other mainstream media groups, failed to cover the sit-in.

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.

Of course, many pointed out the fact that CNN’s parent company, Time Warner, is one of Hillary Clinton’s biggest donors:

You can see on the ground coverage below:

For more coverage visit the #OccupyCNN and #BernieBlackout hashtags on Twitter.


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Alexandra Jacobo is a dedicated progressive writer, activist, and mother with a deep-rooted passion for social justice and political engagement. Her journey into political activism began in 2011 at Zuccotti Park, where she supported the Occupy movement by distributing blankets to occupiers, marking the start of her earnest commitment to progressive causes. Driven by a desire to educate and inspire, Alexandra focuses her writing on a range of progressive issues, aiming to foster positive change both domestically and internationally. Her work is characterized by a strong commitment to community empowerment and a belief in the power of informed public action. As a mother, Alexandra brings a unique and personal perspective to her activism, understanding the importance of shaping a better world for future generations. Her writing not only highlights the challenges we face but also champions the potential for collective action to create a more equitable and sustainable world.