Bernie Sanders' Supporters Protested Outside CNN — but You May Have Missed It

Bernie Sanders' Supporters Protested Outside CNN — but You May Have Missed It
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More than 1,000 Bernie Sanders supporters rallied outside CNN's Los Angeles headquarters Sunday to protest the network's alleged lack of Sanders coverage throughout the campaign. 

The protesters made a newsworthy scene outside the CNN building. 

They dubbed the rally #OccupyCNN.

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But you probably didn't hear about it.

Because inside the building, CNN was covering an upcoming travel show instead of the protest.


And protests in Iceland.

Supporters used the hashtag #BernieBlackout to protest.

And unofficially renamed CNN the "Clinton News Network."

Sanders supporters also recently spread the hashtag #BernieMadeMeWhite to protest the media's supposed whitewashing of Sanders supporters — like when the Washington Post's Philip Bump said Sanders only won the Hawaii, Alaska and Washington primaries because those constituencies are mostly white.

Read more: Bernie Sanders Supporters Called Out Media Whitewashing With #BernieMadeMeWhite

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Jessica Eggert

Jessica is a staff writer at Mic, covering breaking news. She is based in New York and can be reached at jessica@mic.com.

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