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By Robert Scheer
By David K. Shipler
In the aftermath of its slanted coverage of the Steubenville rape trial verdict Sunday, CNN has faced enormous criticism for focusing on the convicted rapists rather than the 16-year-old victim.
The cable news channel’s controversial reporting was eerily similar to a segment that aired two years ago on The Onion’s short-lived Comedy Central sports news satire program “Sportsdome.”
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Posted on Mar 5, 2015
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