KNBC Refuses to Say "Jesus" or "Jesus Christ" on Christmas
During the 6pm news tonight, Christmas, on KNBC, hosted by Ted Chen and Kelly Mack, there was no mention of the fact that today is the anniversary of Jesus Christ's birth, or the name "Jesus", or the name "Jesus Christ".
Was it because they decided to ignore Christmas all together?
Nope. "Christmas" was uttered 30 times.
"Holiday" was said 10 times.
"Santa" - twice
"pope" - twice
"tsunami" - three times
"savior" - once
Clearly KNBC is more interested in appearing a certain way instead of telling the news of the day.
The top story of the news shouldn't have been that James Brown died this morning, but that today is Jesus Christ's birthday. His birthday is called Christmas.
And if their argument is "everyone knows today is Jesus's birthday", we would argue back that everyone knew it was nice outside and yet the weather guy got a hearty amount of airtime to tell us just that.
The truth is the media has an extremely hard time allowing themselves to say the word Jesus Christ, and will allow that malfunction to get in the way of delivering the news.
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