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Understanding the Christian Broadcasting Network, the Force Behind the Latest Pro-Trump TV Newscast

posted on August 7, 2017

Vox’s Tara Isabella Burton writes about the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), a pro-Trump, faith-based television network founded by outspoken, born-again Christian Pat Robertson. Burton writes, “Robertson has been integral in both using the media to galvanize a Christian evangelical voter base and advocating for a more direct role for his understanding of Christian values in (conservative, Republican) politics.” With shows including The 700 Club and Faith Nation, Burton asserts, “CBN operates within its own cross-genre paradigm of ‘faith news,’ offering viewers not predictions or analysis, but prophecy.”

Read at Vox