News with Ed - April 17, 2018
MSM reporting lacks ‘clarity’ on Syria, must correct bias
Leading up to President Donald Trump and allies’ strike on Syria, there were few anti-war voices in the mainstream media. This has left many wondering why there isn't more of a public debate before the United States and others take such actions. To discuss this further, RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with Georgetown University journalism professor Chris Chambers.
Debate: Will Democrats gain an edge in midterm elections?
Democrats are hoping to gain an advantage over Republicans in the November midterm elections. However, their edge may be slipping. A new poll reports the support gap between Democrats and Republicans has dropped by over a half since the start of the year. In the House, 47 percent of voters prefer a Democratic candidate while 43 percent favor a Republican. RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by former prosecutor Sam Braverman and CEO of American Majority Ned Ryun to discuss this further.
Disconnecting from the workplace
Brooklyn Councilman Rafael Espinal is pushing to pass legislation in New York City that would make it illegal to check business emails after regular work hours. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports.