News Outlets Largely Ignoring ACORN Scandal, Critics Say

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Employees at no fewer than four ACORN offices have been caught on videotape advising a man and a woman on how to skirt federal law to obtain housing and operate a brothel — but you’d hardly know it if all you watch and read are the mainstream media, conservative media critics say.

“A major national scandal and none of the broadcast networks is covering it,” said Dan Gainor, vice president for business and culture at the Media Research Center. “This is the news media in the era of Van Jones and President Obama. The major outlets cover what they want and create the themes they want.”

A search of transcripts through Monday at NBC, CBS and MSNBC revealed no national TV coverage of the growing ACORN scandal. CNN and ABC, meanwhile, have run some segments on the matter, including a quick mention during Saturday’s “Good Morning America.”

At, White House correspondent Jake Tapper filed an original story late Friday when the U.S. Census Bureau announced it would be severing ties with the community organization.

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