The Young Turks Pressure News Outlets to Retract Claims of ‘Violence’ at Nevada DNC Convention


Screen Shot 2016-05-19 at 5.06.47 PMThe members of the massively popular online news show, The Young Turks, have no problem letting viewers know where they stand on any given issue. They are beholden to no network. They are casually blazing their own path all over the place and vocally supporting Bernie Sanders as they do it.

Recent Sanders news has centered around his followers instigating a ruckus at a Nevada Democratic convention. One of his delegates spoke out yesterday, saying that calling what happened “violence” wasn’t quite right. So, too, have the TYT crew.

Behold TYTer and occasional Mediaite contributor Jordan Chariton pointing out that Politifact found no evidence of the reported violence at the rally:

Here is Cenk Uyger highlighting that NPR is walking back language about chairs being thrown in their reporting on the events:

Ana Kasparian, while not directly calling on any organizations or leaders to change their language, brought up that the “dangerous” narrative is not new:

As you can see from the tweets, they are angling to get all news outlets to retract claims of “violence” and inherent danger from inside the campaign and its supporters.

Do you think the big networks will budge in light of the NRP walk-back and Politifact ruling?

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