The mainstream media has been caught actively censoring footage of Donald Trump receiving praise from an African-American Bishop during a recent visit to Detroit.
Reuters ordered one of its cameraman to cut live video footage of Trump being presented with a shawl and a bible from Bishop Wayne T. Jackson in front of a cheering audience.
Perhaps aware of the devastating impact the optics of this moment would have on the media’s efforts to demonize Trump as a racist bigot, a voice is heard off-camera saying, “He’s getting a shawl!”
The cameraman then says, “I’m shooting this, I don’t care what they say….I’ll take a demotion for this…. you?”
“Shut it down,” insists the director,” followed by another voice asking, “Shut this down?”
“Yes Michael, do it,” orders the director.
We then hear the word “blackout” and the camera shakes before the live feed is cut.
“Reuters was primary video feed for the event, all other video delivery services were coming from the Reuters feed. When Reuters shut down, all other outlets lost the broadcast,” reports the Conservative Treehouse.
Right Side Broadcasting responded to the controversy by offering the cameraman a job, promising to pay him much more than Reuters.
To the cameraman who told Reuters you'd take a demotion rather than cut feed at #TrumpInDetroit, contact us- we will pay you much better…
— RSBN TV (@RSBNetwork) September 5, 2016
This is by no means the first example of media censorship when it comes to coverage of Trump’s live events.
Last month, we reported on how ABC cut the live feed of Trump’s event in Daytona Beach, Florida right as Trump began to talk about Hillary Clinton’s connection to ISIS.
Last month, CNN reporter Brianna Keilar began talking about Hillary’s support for anti-crime legislation in the 90’s which contributed to the “mass incarceration” of black people before the video was immediately cut.
As Justin Raimondo revealed in an article for the LA Times, the mainstream media has openly dispensed with the pretense objectivity during this election cycle in an attempt to sink Trump’s campaign.