Media Bias

CBS Television show again pushing the supposed dangers of guns in the home

13 Feb , 2021   Video

On CBS’s Magnum PI (S3 E8 February 12 2021), a twelve-year-old steals his father’s gun from a bedside table and accidentally shoots his ten-year-old brother. The message is parents should be afraid of guns in the home even if the parent is at home. But this again greatly exaggerates the dangers of guns in the home.…

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More CBS Bias Against Guns: Even A Locked Gun Safe Doesn’t Stop A Daughter From using a Father’s Gun in a mass public shooting

3 Feb , 2021   Video

On CBS’s FBI Most Wanted (S2 E4 January 19, 2021), a woman steals his father’s gun from a lock box at home and attempts a mass public shooting. The father attempts to justify owning the gun to protect his family, but the message is obvious: parents may think that they have a gun for safety, but the gun will be used for bad purposes and they should be afraid of guns in the home even if they are locked in a safe.…

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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).…

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CBS TV show has yet another mass public shooting by white racists using machine guns

1 Feb , 2021   Video

Does CBS think that all mass public shooters, indeed all criminals, use machine guns? CBS’s FBI Most Wanted (S2 E5 Jan 26, 2021) once again has a machine gun used in a mass public shooting. The weapon is referred to in the show as “an assault weapon.” Lots of discussions about the “New Patriots trying to start a race war.”…

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More TV Bias on Guns: Another Mass Public Shooting, is the US more dangerous than Mexico? Show implies it is.

31 Jan , 2021   Video

This episode of CBS’s FBI shows a public shooting at a quinceañera (a celebration of a Latino girl’s fifteenth birthday) at a restaurant (S3 E4 Jan 24, 2021). A white supremacist did the shooting. The aggrieved father whose wife and daughter have just been murdered relates a conversation that he had with his wife about her concerns that the US is more violent than Mexico.…

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Yet another CBS television show has a criminal using an “automatic weapon,” a machine gun used in a mass public shooting

26 Jan , 2021   Video

CBS’s Bull (S5 E6, January 18 2021) has a machine gun used in a mass public shooting were supposedly 38 people were murdered and 200 wounded. The weapon is referred to in the show as “an assault weapon.” 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.…

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CBS’s Coyote Pushes the myth that Mexico’s criminal guns come from the US, Shows machine guns coming from US

25 Jan , 2021   Video

The notion that Mexican drug gangs are getting machine guns from the United States is absurd, but that is the claim in CBS’s new show Coyote staring Michael Chiklis. Episode 5 shows an AR-15 as a machine gun and Chiklis is asked to figure out what happened to a shipment of them that was supposed to go a drug gang.…

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More Television Show Bias on Guns: CBS’s Coyote shows criminals in the U.S. using machine guns in multiple episodes

23 Jan , 2021   Video

Headline in Variety: “Gabby Giffords Is Hoping Hollywood Can Help in Her Fight Against Gun Violence.” As Giffords explains:

Stories are important. Elected officials use them to help get their points across, and for centuries artists have used them to inspire, make us understand points of view different than our own and bring people together.

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CBS’ SWAT has an AR-15 used as a sniper rifle and a machine gun, large capacity magazine

16 Jan , 2021   Video

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. This episode of CBS’s SWAT has an AR-15 used as both a sniper rifle to shoot fire fighters and a machine gun when shooting police officers (S4 E7 Jan 13, 2021).…

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Media Bias, Television

CBS’s Magnum PI Shows Criminals Using Machine Guns in holding hostages at a Federal government building

24 Dec , 2020   Video

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. Unlike the original Magnum PI show from the 1980s, the new reboot fo the series again shows criminals using machine guns for the second episode of just the first three of the season.…

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