CBS: the 'threat' of bears
On tonight's local 6 o'clock news, CBS Channel 2 in
NYC, they covered the effort to repeat the bear hunt in New Jersey. News
anchor Maurice Dubois closed the report by saying "The hunt was established
to address the threat the bears are to humans."
A complaint to the news room received the response that
Maurice Dubois was 'merely' reading from a teleprompter.
The bears are a threat mainly to garbage; I believe
there isn't one recorded instance in NJ of a black bear attacking humans.
People and urban sprawl are far more of a threat to the bears.
Please contact CBS news director Dianne Doctor via
click 'feedback' at the bottom of the page.
Thank you for contacting the media. Language is a
powerful tool which shapes thoughts and minds; the media knows this and
needs to be made accountable.
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