Dianne Feintein SF Townhall April 2017

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SF Berniecrats, the People's Townhall Project and Single Payer Now showed up in full force to protest at Dianne Feintein's Townhall in SF on a Monday morning. We did a presser, joined by members of Code Pink and Refuse Fascism, and got a ton of press coverage! Below is a list of media outlets that covered the Townhall, with varying levels of coverage.

 

Decent balanced coverage by major media outlets:

LA Times
http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-dianne-feinstein-faces-down-boos-at-san-1492465132-htmlstory.html

NBC
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/US-Sen-Dianne-Feinstein-Faces-Boos-Cheers-at-San-Francisco-Town-Hall-419659473.html

Washington Times
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/19/progressives-take-establishment-democrats-town-hal/

 

Detailed Coverage:

SF Gate
http://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Feinstein-hears-it-at-raucous-S-F-town-hall-11078951.php#item-39786

 

Great interviews / issue highlights:

Sacramento Bee - Full Presser
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article145047594.html

KQED Facebook Live interview
https://www.facebook.com/KQEDnews/videos/1420076924733367/

SF Magazine
http://modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/tense-town-hall-dianne-feinstein-audience-attempt-explain-government-each-other

Daily Kos - Good piece on healthcare
http://m.dailykos.com/stories/2017/4/18/1654154/-California-senator-gets-called-a-sellout-at-town-hall-for-saying-she-isn-t-there-for-single-payer?detail=facebook

Common Dreams
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/04/18/waffling-single-payer-and-trump-resistance-feinstein-faces-angry-boos

 

Skewed Establishment reporting:

CBS - only covering the rare positives
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxhjpi7ZzdA

 

Other:

Tsing Tao Chinese Newspaper
http://std.stheadline.com/daily/news-content.php?id=1584111&target=2

 


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