It has been another embarrassing year for the establishment press.
In 2020, the year of the coronavirus pandemic and the final year of President Trump’s term in office, there were several faulty and busted news cycles. For the sake of brevity, however, we can narrow it down to just five.
So, in no particular order, here are the sloppiest, most erroneous, and dishonest media-driven narratives of 2020:
5. COVID-19 is no big deal
Few claims in 2020 aged as poorly as the one that said fears over COVID-19 were overblown.
The Associated Press published a report elsewhere that declared, “Is the new virus more ‘deadly’ than flu? Not exactly.”
Former-Fox Business news anchor Trish Regan, meanwhile, told her viewers that the viral outbreak was being blown out of proportion and that it was just “another attempt” by Democrats “to impeach the president.”
An estimated 344,525 Americans and counting have died so far from the virus. Read more…