Fredricka Whitfield

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CNN's Whitfield Tosses Softballs at 'Inspirational,' 'Visionary' Marion Barry

Fredricka Whitfield put on the kid gloves for Marion Barry on Sunday's CNN Newsroom, and acclaimed the former D.C. mayor as a "visionary." Whitfield skirted mentioning every single controversy ...
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CNN Praises Marion Barry's 'Resilience,' 'Incredible Tenure'; Asks If He's 'Bothered' By Association With Drug Bust

CNN's Fredricka Whitfield was incredibly generous to former Democratic D.C. Mayor Marion Barry on Saturday over his past drug arrest and jail time. Barry was convicted on drug charges in 1990 ...
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CNN Spends Over Half Hour of Coverage on Gun Control Presser, Touts 'Raw Emotion'

CNN devoted over a half hour of coverage on Thursday to touting Mayor Bloomberg's "Demand Action to End Gun Violence" conference, where Bloomberg, Vice President Biden, and family members of ...
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CNN Barely Covered March for Life, But Hypes Much Smaller Earth Day Rally

In commemoration of Earth Day on Sunday, CNN touted public figures headlining an Earth Day rally in Washington, D.C., like the city's Democratic Mayor Vincent Gray and the rock band Cheap ...
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CNN Hypes Santorum's 'War on Pornography,' Questions Why He's Making It an Issue

Even though enforcing federal obscenity laws is at the bottom of Rick Santorum's "Issues" page on his website, CNN blared headlines about his "war on pornography" and questioned why he was even ...
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CNN Guest Says It's Devilish to Use the Term 'Illegal Immigrant'

A CEO of a company dealing with Latinos went on CNN Friday morning and lambasted what he saw as the devilish way of dealing with illegal immigrants – calling them "illegal." He stated that "I ...
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