North Carolina Lawmaker Calls Out 'Jihad Media' in Tweets


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state senator has referred to several news outlets on Twitter as "jihad media" for their reporting on state and national stories.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports GOP Sen. Dan Bishop used the term in response to a tweet from a reporter from the newspaper about budget cuts to the state attorney general's office. Bishop wrote, "Petty, jihad media, carrying water as always."

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