CNN has been criticized significantly by conservatives for its anti-Trump headlines, chyrons, pundits and contributors.
In a recent social media post on Twitter, CNN blurred the lines between journalism and political advocacy by listing every single Republican politician in the Florida state legislature who voted against a recent bill to ban assault weapons:
— CNN (@CNN) February 21, 2018
For reference, here is what Everytown for Gun Safety, a pro-gun-control advocacy group, posted on social media — a list of politicians who took donations from the National Rifle Association:
— Everytown (@Everytown) February 21, 2018
Typically, social media posts like CNN’s belong to political advocacy groups, which have specific tax status to do so.