#1 ‘CNN Shame On You’ Signs Appear in Cairo
07-08-2013, 10:25 PM
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‘CNN Shame On You’ Signs Appear in Cairo
By Noel Sheppard | July 07, 2013
It appears some Egyptians are not pleased with CNN’s coverage of last week’s coup.
According to numerous sources including CNN senior international correspondent Ben Wedeman, the [above] sign is appearing in the crowds in Tahrir square.
This appeared to start Wednesday when a petition surfaced at Causes.com called "CNN…shame on you":
To: CNN – You should be ashamed of yourself. Your coverage of the revolution was totally biased in favor of the MB, just like your Government.
Jay Rosen: "Based on replies, the "shame on CNN’ signs have their origin in CNN calling events a "coup" and a shot of Tahrir mislabeled pro-Morsi crowd."
Blake Hounshell [sic], the deputy editor of Politico, believes this CNN screenshot might be the culprit:
Notice the caption in the upper-right corner reading "Cairo/Pro-Morsy Pr…"
And the protests have moved to America. CNN’s New York headquarters:
Rest In Peace America
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