Exactly. There are darned few investigative reporters in the MSM; Bill Gertz may be the only one.
Stephen Hayes of the Weekly Standard has been outstanding on this issue.
Old Media is finding themselves more and more irrelevant. Sort of like Old Europe and the UN.
90% of the news media depends on daily press releases from the Democrat National Committee to write their stories. Bodansky obviously has spent his life cultivating too many contacts to count -- and many of them are in nations that are unfriendly to the U.S. Bodansky does his homework. Ths US news media largely parrots back what they're told by their partisan allies.