Local San Diego TV news station battles CNN over border wall effectiveness

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/12/2019 | Leslie Eastman
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As a conservative citizen activist residing in San Diego, I have always been impressed with the news coverage of KUSI’s wonderful team. Its reporters always gave us a fair hearing and covered our stories honestly.

So, it was with great interest that I read the story, which went viral, KUSI had offered CNN a reporter to give the cable news network perspective on the area’s functional and effective border wall…but was rejected.

San - Diego - Television - Station - CNN

A San Diego television station accused CNN of dropping an appearance by one of its reporters after learning that person’s reporting does not fit an anti-border-wall narrative — an allegation the cable news network denies.

KUSI this week that CNN had asked whether one of its reporters could appear on the network and talk about the local debate surrounding the border wall and government shutdown.

Thursday - Morning - @ - CNN - KUSI

Thursday morning, @CNN called the KUSI Newsroom asking if a reporter could give them a local view of the debate surrounding the border wall and government shutdown. After we informed them about our past reports, they declined to hear from us.

In addition to the coverage on its news show, KUSI prepared a detailed article with videos on its previous coverage of the local barrier and how the immigration crisis affects the San Diego area.

CNN - Report - KUSI - Border - Patrol

We believe CNN declined a report from KUSI because we informed them that most Border Patrol Agents we have spoken to told us the barrier does in fact work.

We have continuously been told by Border Patrol Agents that the barrier along the Southern border helps prevent illegal entries, drugs, and weapons from entering the United States, and the numbers prove it.

Story - Deal - Attention - President

The story received a great deal of attention, especially after it was mentioned by President...
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