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Vox's Liz Plank runs into trouble defending the media's reporting of Jussie Smollett and 'MAGA country'

Vox’s Liz Plank while on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” on Sunday when she blamed celebrities and activists for pushing the “MAGA country” aspect on the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.


“The people who were repeating [MAGA country] were not news outlets,” she told Brian Stelter and the panel. “We can’t confuse celebrity tweets with the media”:

It was quickly pointed out to here that the media did indeed report the “MAGA country” quote over and over and over again, amplifying it much more than any celebrity tweet could have. Some examples:


And do you know who else amplified it? Well, look at this. Liz Plank herself did it:


Let’s also not forget that right after this story broke, there was criticism that the MSM who used “alleged” attack or “possible hate crime” were a “goose-step around the truth”:

Oh, and the Plank whitesplained hate-crime statistics to Kmele Foster:


Plan later tried to clean things up, but that backfired, too:

Yeah, no:

But that’s not what she said on air:


And besides, the media didn’t always use “alleged.” Some more examples:



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