Was the Appointment of Dr. Jerome Adams as Surgeon General Ignored by the Press?


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The appointment of Dr. Jerome Adams as Surgeon General was ignored by the press because he’s African-American.

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As of this writing (September 2018), a meme continues to circulate on social media holding that Americans “didn’t see” news of the swearing-in of Dr. Jerome Adams as Surgeon General, because the “news media” purportedly didn’t want the public knowing that a supposedly “racist” President Trump had “appointed a black man to a prominent position”:

Dr. Adams is an anesthesiologist who previously served as Health Commissioner of Indiana, having been appointed to that post by Indiana governor Mike Pence in 2014. He was…

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