CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jul 21, 2013
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(Studio: David Mattingly) Live discussion with CNN commentator L.Z. Granderson and Republican strategist Ana Navarro about the influence of “Black Twitter” introduced. The role of Black Twitter in the collapse of the book deal for Juror B37, who planned to write about the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, and the fall of celebrity chef Paula Deen following accusations she used racial slurs reviewed; Twitter comments about Juror B37 and a Twitter conversation between Oprah Winfrey & the anchor about cast diversity on the TV show “Scandal” quoted. [With Anderson Cooper, JUROR – talks about race in the Zimmerman trial.] [Online petition organizer Genie LAUREN- reacts to the response to her Change.org petition urging Tweeters to protest against the book.] [Buzzfeed’s Shani HILTON- notes Black Twitter can also be a very fun place.] [“Essence” magazine senior writer Jeannine AMBER- asserts Dr. Martin Luther King would use Twitter if he were alive today.] [From Chicago, GRANDERSON; from New Orleans, NAVARRO – comment on the Black Twitter phenomenon and the role of social media in how people organize and how it can put pressure on people in power.]
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