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Radio / Shock Jock Firing #1126082

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 05, 2014
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(Studio: Ana Cabrera) Report introduced.

(New York: Alexandra Field) The firing by SiriusXM of Anthony Cumia††, who co-hosts the Opie and Anthony show, for using racially & sexually explicit language on Twitter after an altercation with an African American woman in Times Square featured; statement from SiriusXM quoted. [Media EXPERT – comments on repercussions.] [Different media EXPERT – says Sirius knew what they were getting.]

(Studio: Ana Cabrera) Live discussion held with CNN commentators Marc Lamont Hill and Ben Ferguson about whether offensive speech is free speech. [FERGUSON, HILL – express views on Cumia’s firing and what is acceptable on the air.]

Cabrera, Ana;
Field, Alexandra

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