Country Music Association Walks Back Media Guidelines Revolving Around Vegas Tragedy
With the CMA Awards set to happen in a few days, there’s plenty to talk about regarding the event. However, perhaps no news is more pressing than the recent decision to overturn the restrictions on the media, refraining them from asking questions about gun control or other topics that are politically related to the recent events in Las Vegas, which occurred at a country music festival. The CMA has declared that the regulations were put in place “out of respect for the artist directly or indirectly involved,” which is interesting because it should include…. everyone. While the goal was to celebrate and honor country music, journalists that dared to ask about it risked having their credentials revoked, which sounds like censorship. Fortunately, the ban has been lifted and everyone involved, directly or indirectly, is looking forward to a pleasant time.