James Woods: “This Laughable Distortion of the Truth Is Why Modern American ‘Journalism’ Is the #EnemyOfThePeople”

By Craig Bannister | July 2, 2020 | 1:52pm EDT
(Getty Images/Eric Robert)

A news story with a photo appearing to contradict the narrative of its headline is further evidence that the profession of journalism is dead, Actor James Woods opined Thursday on Twitter.

Woods posted an Associated Press article titled, “Little evidence protests fueled increase of coronavirus cases in U.S., public health experts say” – featuring a lead photo of a massive crowd of protesters crammed together, shoulder-to-shoulder, at the White House in defiance of coronavirus “social distancing” rules.

The article argues that, because protesters made the general public afraid to go outside, the protests may have actually caused “a net increase in social distancing,” thus, decreasing total coronavirus exposure:

“In many cities, the protests actually seemed to lead to a net increase in social distancing, as more people who did not protest decided to stay off the streets, said that study’s lead author, Dhaval Dave of Bentley University.”


CNSNews Reader,

The media are hard at work weaving a web of confusion, misinformation, and conspiracy surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

CNSNews covers the stories that the liberal media are afraid to touch. It drives the national debate through real, honest journalism—not by misrepresenting or ignoring the facts.

CNSNews has emerged as the conservative media’s lynchpin for original reporting, investigative reporting, and breaking news. We are part of the only organization purely dedicated to this critical mission and we need your help to fuel this fight.

Donate today to help CNSNews continue to report on topics that the liberal media refuse to touch. $25 a month goes a long way in the fight for a free and fair media.

And now, thanks to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, you can make up to a $300 gift to the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of your choice and use it as a tax deduction on your 2020 taxes, even if you take the standard deduction on your returns.

— The CNSNews Team



Sign up for our CNSNews Daily Newsletter to receive the latest news.