Get all the newest information on coronavirus and extra delivered day by day to your inbox. Sign up here.
The Hill media reporter Joe Concha joined “Life, Liberty & Levin” Sunday to investigate the media’s protection of the coronavirus pandemic, together with what he described as “bias” of their therapies of President Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Concha informed host Mark Levin he would give the media a “C to C-minus” grade for the whole lot of their protection.
“I like the truth that I see numerous docs on tv … really educating the general public on one thing that’s unprecedented,” he mentioned, citing latest protection of the Nationwide Institutes of Well being (NIH) examine of experimental antiviral drug emdesivir.
“Then, the whole lot utterly falls aside,” Concha remarked. “What we’re seeing is bias in broad daylight.”
Concha mentioned the best distinction will be seen within the differing protection of the Trump-led White Home coronavirus job drive briefings in comparison with these anchored by Cuomo in Albany.
Whereas Cuomo’s remarks and displays obtain “common reward,” with some pundits floating him as a attainable substitute for Joe Biden because the Democratic presidential nominee, Concha mentioned comparatively little is product of the truth that New York has probably the most coronavirus deaths of any state within the nation — 18,909 as of Saturday.
In contrast, California had recorded 2,171 deaths from coronavirus as of Saturday regardless of having greater than twice New York’s inhabitants.
Concha informed Levin that regardless of the Golden State’s relative success in controlling the unfold of COVID-19, “little or no” prominence is given to California Gov. Gavin Newsom in comparison with Cuomo.
In contrast, he added, Trump has obtained “overwhelmingly detrimental” press.
For example, Concha famous that whereas each Cuomo and Trump have raised the opportunity of utilizing the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus remedy, the governor has largely escaped the tough protection Trump obtained for his remarks on the drug.
— to www.foxnews.com