Saturday, August 24, 2019

Right-wing Climate Change Denier David Koch Dies, Maladroit Jacksonville NPR Reporter Michelle Corum Demurely Calls Him a "Philanthropist"

Know your "journalists" at Jacksonville, Florida'a third-rate NPR affiliate.

When right-wing climate change denier DAVID KOCH died, Michelle Corum's shallow news story began by calling him a "philanthropist."

That's like calling Hitler a dog lover.

Dingbat du jour:

Michelle Corum

Michelle Corum joined WJCT as "Morning Edition" host in 2012 and brought with her more than 10 years of experience as an announcer and reporter for public radio stations in Lawrence, Kansas, and Interlochen, Michigan.
Her news and feature stories have aired on NPR and the Great Lakes Radio Consortium, and her anchoring and reporting have been recognized for numerous broadcasting awards, including the Florida AP Broadcasters Best Radio Newscast (large market) of 2015 and 2017.
Michelle earned a Master of Science in Administration (MSA) degree from Central Michigan University in 2000 and holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Troy State University in Alabama.
Michelle manages WJCT's Radio Reading Service for seeing-impaired listeners.  She is also on the adjunct faculty of American Public University where she teaches communication courses online.

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