Skip to comments.Proof! Establishment media controlled
Posted on 07/22/2012 7:11:30 PM PDT by MulberryDraw
There was a rather low-key confession made in the New York Times last week that deserves to be blared throughout this country so that every American understands what they are reading in the establishments ultra-controlled, government-managed press and I use that last word loosely indeed.
The admission came in the form of a story by Jeremy Peters on the politics page of the Times July 16.
What this shocking story reveals is that even I one of the kingpins of the new media and a refugee from the state-controlled spin machine underestimated the utter and total corruption of the euphemistically called mainstream press.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Ha ha, so we’ve been reading WH press releases this whole time and didn’t even know it.
If Romney gets in the “news” media will suddenly grow a pair and refuse to cooperate with Quote Approval - they won’t want to protect Romney like they do Zero.
So does the Romney campaign.
Servile complaisant undistinguished media.. SCUM. Obama SCUM.
Link to the NYT piece (hope it doesn’t soil your monitor):
Over the years, Rush’s montages (for just ONE) have proved manipulation by the media.
Surprising this is in the slimes, though...
FR is a collection, an archive of the msm’s horridness.
It wouldn’t surprise me if each media outlet had its oun political commissar.
But the journalists are such toadies. They have no pride in their work. In different times and in other locations today, journalists risk being imprisoned and killed to reveal the truth behind power.
The journalistic renfields in this country just hope for an extra bug to eat and an approving nod from master.
Rush will have a time with the “State-Run Media” this week.
The question becomes, "would Herman Cain or Sarah Palin get such deference?"
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It doesn't matter who it is, if they are a major party's nominee for president.
If these toadie reporters feel they absolutely must have direct quotes from the big players, they agree to whatever they are asked.
They have no concept how to do actual journalism, they just need the famous politician to say something that they can write down. Then they can resume getting drunk.
Even after having read this article I'm not going to register to go read it even though I'm highly interested.
Why the sudden shock about a practice that has been going on for some time?
Is Farah claiming he didn't know it's been going on?
Oh, we've known it, Some of us (many?) anyway.
In my reporter days, any time I had a questionable quote I would phone the person quoted (NEVER would I submit my copy for approval) and ask if he or she did indeed say that.
The story WILL run, whether you like it or not, but would you please clarify this one quote?
“Honest journalism” is dead. I was taught to have a “polite but adversarial” relationship with politicians. Today, it is a “warmly incestuous” relationship.
MSM has to be the least respected profession of our time. They are worse snake -oil salesmen, whores, banksters. I have to think that they are only slightly more respectable than terrorists and pedophiles.
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