The New York Times caught warmth over the Independence Day weekend for releasing an article from workers reporter Sarah Maslin Nir that claimed nearly all of Americans view the flag as an emblem of division — calling it “alienating” the day earlier than hundreds of thousands of American flags are displayed as a tribute to our nice nation.
Nir’s article, “A Fourth of July Symbol of Unity That May No Longer Unite,” provides to the pattern in American media that appears to redefine American symbols as representations of racism, privilege and immorality.
An excerpt from the article reads: “What was once a unifying symbol – there is a star on it for each state, after all – is now alienating to some, its stripes now fault lines between people who kneel while ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ plays and those for whom not pledging allegiance is an affront.”
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— Sarah Maslin Nir (@SarahMaslinNir) July 5, 2021
Fox & Friends‘ Will Cain and contributor Joe Concha discussed the puzzling piece from the Times and how it inaccurately characterizes the American majority that still honor their flag — another telltale of the publication’s ongoing decline in fame and viewers.
— Chris 🇺🇸 (@Chris_1791) July 5, 2021
According to Cain, The New York Times and the piece in query boldly state that the flag is an emblem of division. However, the American flag has lengthy been a bi-partisan image in Washington, even when it faces a brand new wave of critics in modern-day media.
Unable to separate itself from the narrative handed down by the editorial board, The New York Times has wrestled with credibility points recently and devastated its fame of participating in goal journalism. Editorial board member Mara Gay lately made headlines for claiming that individuals who love America really love “whiteness.”
A majority of Americans don’t assist the mainstream media, which acquired sturdy disapproval from the final U.S. inhabitants and ranked final in a ballot media belief throughout 46 international locations.
Misinformation continues to be a secondhand impact of the Times‘ radical pivot in messaging and reporting — an experiment that has eroded different large community audiences, reminiscent of ESPN and CNN.
I wrote a bit about how the American flag will be seen as divisive, and now whether or not or not it’s seen as divisive is… you guessed it… dividing individuals.
America, by no means change. https://t.co/p1j2CsNpJL
— Sarah Maslin Nir (@SarahMaslinNir) July 4, 2021
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