Yang: I've received about 12 apologies from media networks during campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangIs this the end of the 'college experience'? Biden campaign to take over 'Supernatural' star's Instagram for interview Hillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology MORE told CBS "Late Show" host Stephen ColbertStephen Tyrone ColbertThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Mnuchin previews GOP coronavirus relief package GOP official says Elizabeth Warren 'endorses voter fraud' after joke about Bailey voting for Biden Bolton book sells 780,000 copies in first week, set to surpass 1M copies printed MORE that he's received about 12 apologies from media networks since launching his campaign.

Colbert noted that CNBC displayed the wrong photo of him on its "Squawk Box" program last week, with Redpoint Ventures founding partner Geoff Yang shown instead.

“Did they apologize to you?” Colbert asked.


“They had a public apology some number of hours later after it was called to their attention,” noted Andrew Yang, who has been repeatedly misidentified in or excluded from news reports during his campaign. “I think that’s about the 12th apology I’ve gotten from a media network.”

“And who is Geoff Yang?” Colbert followed up.

“Geoff Yang is a venture capitalist in California who is a very handsome man,” Yang joked.

Yang has repeatedly criticized the media for its coverage of his campaign.

In November, he boycotted MSNBC over what he argued was a coverage blackout against his campaign. The 44-year-old tech entrepreneur lifted the boycott in December and appeared on the network last month.

The 44-year-old is currently polling at 3.6 percent in the RealClearPolitics index of polls nationally.