By Carma Henry
With Tuesday’s midterm elections carrying such import, particularly African Americans and other minorities, Mrs. Cosby not only wanted to convey her thoughts about her husband’s plight, but she felt it critical and urgent that she reach out to voters – some of whom probably can relate to what she and her family are now going through.
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent
In a telephone conversation more than two years ago, Bill Cosby expressed his concerns about media coverage of the mounting allegations against him.
“Let me say this,” he said. “I only expect the Black Press to uphold the standards of excellence in journalism and when you do that you have to go in with a neutral mind.”
Make no mistake, Cosby wasn’t asking for any special favors.
His wish was that all media, not just those under the Black Press umbrella, would simply do what the public at-large has expected of journalists since the beginning of time: fairness, balance and accuracy.
Shortly after Cosby’s comment, his wife Camille Cosby released a statement asking that the media at least “vet the stories of [her husband’s] accusers.”
Mrs. Cosby also wasn’t asking for special favors – she simply thought it important that we in the media …read more
Source:: The Westside Gazette