Bernie Sanders Supporters Convene In Hollywood For #OccupyCNN Protest
Bernie Sanders supporters convened in front of CNN's Los Angeles bureau at Sunset and Cahuenga this afternoon to protest the cable news channel's biased election coverage. Estimates have ranged from 500 attendees to around one thousand people outside the building in Hollywood. The demonstration, which has been described by attendees as peaceful, began around noon, and is still going strong. But you sure won't be seeing this covered on any major news outlets.
Analysis from Decision Data found that the mainstream media has ignored Bernie Sanders "to a shocking degree" and that Hillary Clinton has garnered "a high amount of coverage, despite no dramatic changes in polls and lower search interest (than Bernie)."
Rosario Dawson promoted the protest on Twitter earlier today:
Twitter is currently flooded with tweets, photos, and videos using the #OccupyCNN hashtag, which are coming in way faster than this post can be written. The action's also being streamed on Periscope here.
In a real shocker, CNN has yet to report on the protest happening right outside their doors, and instead posed this critical question on their Facebook page: