By Steve Bott from Los Angeles, USA - IMG_9771, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54570458

CBS News is now under fire after it published a tweet insinuating that Kyle Rittenhouse ‘murdered’ two men in Kenosha, Wisconsin in spite of the fact that, under US law, he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

As The Daily Wire reports:


The CBS Mornings’ Twitter account posted, then deleted, a tweet claiming Kyle Rittenhouse “murdered two men” on Thursday while the teen’s self-defense trial is ongoing.

Social media users blasted the news organization for the slip, with many using the tweet as an example of a much larger problem of biased media reporting and commentary that has surrounded the trial.

“Kyle Rittenhouse testified in his murder trial yesterday, breaking down in tears as he told the jury he murdered two men at a Black Lives Matter protest last year in self-defense,” the CBS Mornings tweet said.

“Bang up job, guys,” Washington Examiner senior commentary writer Becket Adams said.

Conservative commentators immediately hit back, accusing the Network on dishonestly and potentially even libel:

 




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Bug D
Bug D
10 months ago

CBS= CAN’T BELIEVE SHIT!

Tmac
Tmac
10 months ago
Reply to  Bug D

How about Communist Broadcasting Shit

gene
gene
10 months ago
Reply to  Tmac

Communist BS

ICE
ICE
10 months ago

Agree with Bug D!

John Henry Jones
John Henry Jones
10 months ago

CBS needs to go on TRIAL for libel!