The NAACP has criticized CNN for its “lack of diversity” in its new prime-time news schedule, the Wall Street Journal reported.
“The NAACP is deeply concerned with the lack of African American journalists in prime time news, both on cable and national news shows. We have come to expect this from the likes of Fox News, but not other networks. While we understand that news is now a 24-hour cycle, most Americans get their news from the morning and evening prime time broadcasts.”
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