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01/27/2011

AFA unveils journalistic indoctrination plans

by Jeremy Hooper

For years now, we've showed you how the American Family Association changes Associated Press headlines and news copy in ways that fall outside of the parameters of the AP Stylebook ("Gay" changed to "homosexual", "gay" placed in quotation marks, laws presented as indoctrination, etc.). RightWingWatch brings us the latest one:

Directly from AP's own site:
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From the American Family Association's One News Now site:
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*SOURCE (with links back to our earlier coverage): AFA Changes AP Headline to Support Its Anti-Gay Agenda [RWW]

In the past six years, we've made contact with several AP staffers and have worked with two different sets of GLAAD staffers to make someone care about this flagrant attempt to warp the message for an anti-gay agenda. So at this point, we're pretty much done trying.

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