CNN has responded to accusations of censorship from Donald Trump’s re-election campaign after it refused to air an ad about Trump’s first 100 days which contained a graphic (above) labeling mainstream media “fake news”.
Said Michael Glassner, the campaign’s executive director, after CNN refused to air the ad: “It is absolutely shameful to see the media blocking the positive message that President Trump is trying to share with the country. It’s clear that CNN is trying to silence our voice and censor our free speech because it doesn’t fit their narrative.”
CNN is tired of the false label, and responded:
In response to the Donald J. Trump for President campaign’s accusations of ad censorship: pic.twitter.com/0Rbanpf0dn
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) May 2, 2017