CBS TV Stations boss Jennifer Mitchell is providing her and the corporate’s “full help” to a San Francisco on-air reporter after an asinine and racist assault immediately by a conservative YouTube host
Simply again on-line after a one-week suspension from the Google-owned platform for violating YouTube’s hate speech coverage in a tirade in opposition to the trans group, Steven Crowder immediately used a section on In-N-Out Burger shuttering their solely Bay Space outlet over vaccination standing requirement to mock and belittle KPIX 5’s Betty Yu.
The ViacomCBS govt wasn’t having any of it from the repeatedly decried Louder With Crowder host.
“CBS Tv Stations and KPIX 5 absolutely help our colleague Betty Yu and condemn the horrific, racist feedback directed at Betty in addition to the opposite demeaning Asian stereotypes unfold throughout Steven Crowder’s program on Wednesday,” stated a joint assertion tonight from CBS Tv Stations President Mitchell and KPIX-TV San Francisco President/GM Kevin Walsh.
“We stand in solidarity with Betty, an achieved journalist and valued member of our CBS household,” the 2 execs added. “These hateful and offensive remarks are outrageous and damaging and reaffirm the significance of our work as journalists to shine a lightweight on anti-Asian violence and hate speech when it happens.”
With violence and different assaults and discrimination in opposition to the Asian-American group surging over the pandemic, Crowder and his cronies remarks about Yu’s seems to be and slurs in opposition to Asian tradition had a each threatening and sickening elucidation.
A veteran of KPIX 5 since 2013, College of California and Columbia Journalism College grad Yu has additionally obtained an out poring of backing from her colleagues on the Bay Space station. As properly, reporters at different San Fran retailers have additionally provided help and known as out Crowder.
“The informal nature of this racism is so despicable,” tweeted NBC Bay Space’s Candice Nguyen tonight. “He might subject an apology however this confirmed what he was already considering.”