February 28, 2010

ACORN’s Apparent Break-up Not News at AP

In a week where several news outlets recognized significant happenings involving the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), the Associated Press seems to have decided that none of them merit mention. A search on “acorn” at the AP’s main site returns the following:


This search doesn’t eliminate the possibility that AP ran local or regional stories, but I didn’t locate any in a Google News search on “ACORN.”

What follows is a small sample of other coverage generated as a result of goings-on at ACORN during the past week. Readers can decide whether the wire service has decided that recognizing negative news about a scandal-ridden “progressive” organization is a bad idea:

AP has done stories with far less substantive raw material from elsewhere. Why not on ACORN?

Cross-posted at NewsBusters.org.



  1. [...] Cross-posted at BizzyBlog.com. [...]

    Pingback by ACORN’s Apparent Break-up Not News at AP — March 1, 2010 @ 6:30 am

  2. That was great! Hard to overlook the trend when put like that! The media keep up the same white washing & think there is no story there. They are blinded by the easy money, easy life lie.
    I did an internet search on “acorn breakup” and NewsBusters came up first on the list.

    Comment by Mynewscorner — March 4, 2010 @ 2:46 am

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