Fri.May 17 on CATALYST: Cutting Through SCANDAL-MANIA

A fourth hearing on the attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya. The IRS "targets" Tea Party/Patriot groups for scrutiny. The Dept. of Justice spies on 100 reporters of the Associated Press.

Q: Which--if any---of these current "scandals" is as  IMPORTANT as Republicans and rightwing media pundits say they are?

A: Media activist MICHAEL CAVLAN and Catalyst host Lydia Howell debate these current events. (And we also hear from two progressive media commentators with something of substance to say: Texas progressive JIM HIGHERTOWER and Pennylvanis political prisoner/dissident journalist MUMIA ABU-JAMAL.