#CNN: From Bad, To Outright False | An Opinion | RecreationalWriter

In the past three years, CNN has gone from a marginally liberal network on opinion based programming, to a highly liberal network on opinion based programming and not factually based – even on “news” programming. The term the “Clinton News Network” that was thrown around by conservatives during the 2016 election, has grown to be far more believable, as if when accused of not being able to be any more biased, the executives at CNN said here, hold my beer. Arguably, CNN could change their name to DNN, and by more believable. DNN = Democrat News Network.

Pre-2016, CNN was known as a legitimate news source. Sure, they leaned farther left than other news networks. But they were still deemed factual and maintained the appearance of [at least some] impartiality. Pre-2016, CNN actually had segments that were news and factual based.

During the elections of 2016, CNN began to tip their hand as to how far left they had ventured, but they still pretended to maintain facts. However, by January 2017 (and perhaps in the months leading up to January 2017), CNN began to not even be concerned with impartiality. This article claims that President Trump mislabeled CNN as “Fake News,” however turn around and call their reporting mostly accurate. If a news organization’s reporting is only mostly accurate, then I think that being labeled as fake news is warranted.

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