News With Ed -- November 13, 2017
RT’s FARA designation is ‘backdoor censorship’ – analyst
Journalism professor Chris Chambers joins “News with Ed” to discuss RT’s historic designation under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the first time a news agency has been compelled to register. He explains that the US government is “coming at you like a weasel, through the back door,” and that RT America has the same First Amendment right as NBC, but US elites object to the network’s inconvenient content.
Senate Republicans want nothing to do with Roy Moore
Amid multiple allegations of sexual assault, US Senate candidate Roy Moore (R-Alabama) is facing mounting pressure from his own party to drop out of the race or to be expelled from the Senate if elected. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he “believes the women.” Moore’s political toxicity illustrates what former Georgia representative LaDawn Jones calls “the tipping point” of widespread workplace sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, politics and business.