Media Bias

Time after time, CBS Television shows have mass public shooters using machine guns, White Supremacists doing the attack

2 Feb , 2021   Video

Does CBS think that all mass public shooters, indeed all criminals, use machine guns? CBS’s SWAT (S4 E8 January 27, 2021) once again has machine guns used in a mass public shooting. And once again the people doing the mass public shooting are “right-wing,” white supremacists, but that is not even remotely close to being the case (see here and here).

Lots of references to “hate crimes,” “Nazi symbols,” and “Swastikas and assault rifles.” They are described as “neo-Nazis crossed with the KKK.” In an attempt to demonize those who wear the American flag, the Nazis all wear American flag bandana face masks and are shown to be Christians. Even a testimonial to a black church burned over and over again by racists as late as 1998. These Nazis attack blacks and a Jewish Synagogue.

Given how the networks are working closely with gun control groups, it is hardly surprising that the theme of these television shows, that white racists are using machine guns to kill people, meshes well with the theme being pushed by Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown and other groups.

As the Crime Prevention Research Center has pointed out many times, television crime shows seem to think criminals are constantly using machine guns to shoot people. In real life, despite claims frequently made in the news media, none of the mass public shootings have involved machine guns. Of course, the show was also able to get in plugs for other liberal political positions, such as police officers bashing private schools and pushing how hard working immigrants are harmed by these racists.

Criminals generally use machine guns so rarely that a 2016 survey of prison inmates only broke down the numbers for uses of handguns, rifles, and shotguns. The survey did not even mention fully automatic weapons. Since 1934, there are only two know uses ever of a machine gun being used in a murder. And even before 1934, they were very rare.

So far this season we have these shows with criminals using machine guns:

CBS’s Bull (Season 5): E6, January 18 2021

CBS’s FBI Most Wanted (Season 2): E4 January 19, 2021, E5 January 26, 2021.

CBS’ Coyote (Season 1): E2 January 7, 2021 and E5 January 7, 2021

CBS’ SWAT (Season 4): E7 Jan 13, 2021

CBS Magnum PI (Season 3): E3 Dec 11 2020

CBS Magnum PI (Season 3): E2 Dec 11 2020

CBS The FBI (Season 3): E1 Nov 17 2020, E4 Jan 24, 2021

In last years’ season (2019-2020), we haven’t been keeping close track, but other recent examples include:

CBS’ SWAT (Season 3): E11 January 15, 2020; E21 May 20, 2020 

In last years’ season (2019-2020), we haven’t been keeping close track, but other recent examples include: 

CBS’ SWAT (Season 3): E11 January 15, 2020; E21 May 20, 2020

CBS’ FBI (Season 2): E12 January 14, 2020; Episode 18, March 24, 2020

Fox’s Deputy (Season 1): E1 January 2, 2020 

FBI: Most Wanted (Season 1): Episode 4, January 28, 2020; Episode 6, February 18, 2020, Episode 9, March 24, 2020 

Chicago PD (Season 7): Episode 10 January 8, 2020; Episode 16, March 4, 2020; Season 7, Episode 17, March 18, 2020; Episode 20, April 15 2020

Hawaii Five-O, Season 10, Episode 18, February 28, 2020; Episode 20, March 13, 2020; Episode 21, March 27, 2020

Magnum PI, Season 2, Episode 18, May 1, 2020

Blue Bloods, Season 10, Episode 19, May 1, 2020

The Blacklist, Season 7, Episode 18, May 8, 2020

Here is a list of shows from the 2018-19 television season that showed criminals using machine guns.

The Rookie (Season1): E2, E4, E9, E17, E20 

Magnum PI (Season 1): E1, E15 

Chicago P.D. (Season 6): E14 

Other examples of television media bias on this particular point can be found here.

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