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Here’s What CBS Said in Response to Sharyl Attkisson’s Claims About Its Reporting Bias
Blaze ^ | April 21, 2014 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 04/21/2014 7:11:40 PM PDT by lbryce

Original Title:Here’s What CBS Had to Say in Response to Sharyl Attkisson’s Claims About Network’s Reporting Bias

CBS News on Monday responded to its former employee Sharyl Attkisson’s claims that the network indirectly discouraged her from doing investigative reporting critical of the Obama administration. Attkisson reported extensively on Benghazi and the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal.

The ex-CBS reporter later revealed that she didn’t run into the same roadblocks while reporting on issues that hurt former President George W. Bush. She blamed a lot of the bias problems on special and corporate interests.

n response to Attkisson’s public comments, CBS News issued a statement to TVNewser:

“CBS News maintains the highest journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air. Those standards are applied without fear or favor.”

The spokesperson did not address Attkisson’s allegations specifically.

In a Sunday interview with Brian Stelter on “Reliable Sources,” Attkisson said it appeared that politics sometimes kept some of her stories from making it on the air.

“The tendency on the part of some of these managers who have key influences has been they never mind the stories that seem to … go against the grain of the Republican Party,” she said. “But they do often seem to feel defensive about, almost, personally defensive on stories that could make the government look bad.”

You can watch that interview here (H/T: Mediaite)

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attkisson; cbs; cbsnews; coverup; danrather; fakebutaccurate; howtostealanelection; lyingliars; obamascandals; ratherbiased; rathergate; seebs; seebsnews; sharylattkisson; yellowjournalism
CBS responded that they had known that Kenneth had divulged the frequency to Sharyl and have been working with Dan Rather for quite some time, in fact they were friends with him but in the final analysis realized that Sharyl Attkisson was no Dan Rather.
1 posted on 04/21/2014 7:11:40 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

“CBS News maintains the highest [ MODERN and DEBASED ] journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air.”

nuff said!


2 posted on 04/21/2014 7:14:43 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: lbryce

Every once in a while a slave escapes the plantation. Can’t have that so Attkisson’s getting the KKK treatment via Media Matters.

All Dan did was get caught faking the news. Sharyl admitted that they fake it.


3 posted on 04/21/2014 7:15:23 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conseravtives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: lbryce
“CBS News maintains the highest journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air. Those standards are applied without fear or favor.”

Dan is that you ?
4 posted on 04/21/2014 7:16:19 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: lbryce

It doesn’t say much for the US media, if CBSNews really is the best in the business.


5 posted on 04/21/2014 7:17:04 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: lbryce

6 posted on 04/21/2014 7:17:34 PM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: lbryce

Ah, yes, the non-responsive response.


7 posted on 04/21/2014 7:20:11 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: lbryce

” - - - final analysis realized that Sharyl Attkisson was no Dan Rather. - - - )

Okay, okay - - - , I think I’ve got it.

Yeah, - - - Sharyl is honest and Dan is not.

Why would this CBS Suit Rather that Sharyl be dishonest?

I still don’t get it - - - ?

Must be something about gender-based income inequality - - - ?


8 posted on 04/21/2014 7:22:52 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Fledermaus
Sharyl admitted that they fake it.

Faking the news and lying has been CBS' stock-in-trade since the 1930s, starting with Edward R. Murrow. A communist from his days with the IIE and palling around the Wobblies while working as a logger, Murrow was a master of lies. His name wasn't even Edward -- it was really Egbert. He even lied about his age to Edward Klauber and Paul White of Columbia (now CBS) to get his job. Egbert lied to his wife, Janet, about the affair he was having with Ida Lou Anderson of Washington State College [sic].

Then in the late 30s, Murrow began a hiring spree of fellow travelers like Howie K. Smith, Eric Sevareid, lil' Dougie Edwards, Charlie Collingwood and Dickey Hottelet. Contrary to what's believed today, it was, in fact, Senator Joseph McCarthy who ultimately triumphed and was right in spite of the relentless smear campaign of Egbert and Freddie Friendly (another liar -- his name was really Ferdinand Wachenheimer). Don Hollenbeck, an intimate friend of Murrow, was exposed as a commie by Jack O'Brian of the New York Journal-American. Ol' Donnie cowardly committed suicide which devastated Egbert since one of his "boys" was no longer around.

The tradition of the CBS brand of vile anti-American hatred began long before Scott Pelley, Bob Schieffer, Dan Rather and KKKronite. It was the loathsome, often drunk, Egbert R. Murrow who started it rolling with the blessing of Billy Boy Paley (whose family roots were Russian). In its wake, Murrow left his own harvest of shame.


9 posted on 04/21/2014 7:30:17 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: lbryce

BWAHAHAHAHHAA! No really what did they really say? What dolts


10 posted on 04/21/2014 7:32:19 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: lbryce
“CBS News maintains the highest journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air. Those standards are applied without fear or favor.”

Spit.

11 posted on 04/21/2014 8:03:08 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: lbryce
CBS News maintains the highest journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air. Those standards are applied without fear or favor.

Well, that sounds fake but accurate. What font was it printed in?

12 posted on 04/21/2014 8:05:15 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: re_nortex

At least he smoked himself to death.


13 posted on 04/21/2014 8:07:02 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conseravtives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: wonkowasright
Ah, the good ol' days of FR.

Dan Rather is unbelievable.


14 posted on 04/21/2014 8:07:57 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The tree of liberty needs a rope.)
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To: lbryce

Tonight on BOR his lead in for Tokyo Rove was: don’t bash Obama as we have seem to have done that quite enough. To me it seemed like the word has come down from on high at FOX to keep off the back of the tan man. I will be interested to see if that word is also received by the other personalities at the network.


15 posted on 04/21/2014 8:08:20 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: lbryce
“CBS News maintains the highest journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air. Those standards are applied without fear or favor.”

I bet they couldn't say that with a straight face.

16 posted on 04/21/2014 8:11:26 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: lbryce

See? B.S.


17 posted on 04/21/2014 8:12:55 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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CBS has standards LOL since when..like the majority of the media in this country, they do whatever it takes to protect Obama..Obama is their guy..now if Obama had an R next to his name, people wouldn’t think that Benghazi was some sort of soft drink, they would know what it is because it would be investigated every single day til we found out the truth, same with all the other scandals that plague this administration


18 posted on 04/21/2014 8:18:52 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: lbryce

CBS statement: “The renegade Sharyl Atkinsson is a counterrevolutionary Trotskyite trying to damage the cause of socialism and social progress. This reactionary running dog of the Wall Street plutocrats wants to reverse the progress that the proletariat has made since 2009 under the leadership of Barack Obama and the party. We resolutely condemn her splittist attempts to undermine the unity of the media which, under the guidance of the party, continues to educate and teach the workers and peasants about the advantages of the communal form of life.”


21 posted on 04/21/2014 8:22:38 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Fledermaus
At least he smoked himself to death.

Although Egbert Murrow did have a lung removed due to his incessant smoking leading to ling cancer, his actual cause of death was brain cancer.

22 posted on 04/21/2014 8:31:01 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: re_nortex

Oooh, even better. Oh wait...what brain?


23 posted on 04/21/2014 8:33:15 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conseravtives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: ScamFix
I know someone that caught Murrow with a married women and broke his nose, hence an unscheduled “vacation” for Morrow for the black eye to go away.

He was unfaithful to his wife, Janet and distant from his son Casey. A notorious womanizer, Egbert Roscoe Murrow's first radio appearance occurred happened when he got slobbering drunk and rudely pushed CBS colleague Robert Trout out of the way to hog the microphone. His nationwide slurring of words didn't keep Paley from allowing Murrow's reputation to rise.

I well remember when John F. Kennedy appointed Egbert as head of the U.S. Information Agency, which allowed him to push his leftism around the world under the banner of an official American organization. This from the guy who gave both Leon Trotsky and Earl Browder (CPUSA) a program on the Columbia network.

Your acquaintance was a Patriot and I only wish someone neutralized Murrow before his career took off and did so much damage to these United States. It really is a shame that this traitor has such a glowing reputation.

24 posted on 04/21/2014 8:42:37 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: Fledermaus
Oh wait...what brain?

Heh! I knew that was coming! Sometimes the headlines just write themselves. :)

That said, Egbert Roscoe Murrow was actually quite a learned, intelligent man. On the other hand, he lacked both discernment and wisdom. Thus he applied his considerable mind toward using his power in the media to degrade America and its traditional values.

25 posted on 04/21/2014 8:46:32 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: lbryce

CBS News... BULL$HIT artists of the highest order.


27 posted on 04/21/2014 9:19:04 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: rockrr; All
Communi$t Barbara $treisand; for more than 50± years, going on 60.

28 posted on 04/21/2014 9:29:14 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. Cattlegate..0'Caligula / 0'Reid? ;-)
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"CBS statement: “The renegade Sharyl Atkinsson is a counterrevolutionary Trotskyite trying to damage the cause of socialism and social progress.
This reactionary running dog of the Wall Street plutocrats wants to reverse the progress that the proletariat has made since 2009 under the leadership
of Barack Obama and the party. We resolutely condemn her splittist attempts to undermine the unity of the media which, under the guidance of the party, continues
to educate and teach the workers and peasants about the advantages of the communal form of life.”
Ahhh..the Stalinist Purges (1937-1953) revisited, how proud
See_B$ must be, to be teaching Soviet Russian History.

29 posted on 04/21/2014 9:49:36 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. Cattlegate..0'Caligula / 0'Reid? ;-)
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To: lbryce
"CBS News maintains the highest journalistic standards in what it chooses to put on the air. Those standards are applied without fear or favor."

From a reporter CBS' "journalists" may recognize named Carl Bernstein, writing in 1977 (much more detail on link):

The Columbia Broadcasting System. CBS was unquestionably the CIAs most valuable broadcasting asset. CBS President William Paley and Allen Dulles enjoyed an easy working and social relationship. Over the years, the network provided cover for CIA employees, including at least one well‑known foreign correspondent and several stringers; it supplied outtakes of newsfilm to the CIA3; established a formal channel of communication between the Washington bureau chief and the Agency; gave the Agency access to the CBS newsfilm library; and allowed reports by CBS correspondents to the Washington and New York newsrooms to be routinely monitored by the CIA. Once a year during the 1950s and early 1960s, CBS correspondents joined the CIA hierarchy for private dinners and briefings.

30 posted on 04/21/2014 10:29:19 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Fedora

Sheryl Atkinsson, this years recipient of the Emanuell Goldstein Award


31 posted on 04/22/2014 12:21:10 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: re_nortex

Brain cancer is almost always a metastasis.


32 posted on 04/22/2014 3:32:55 AM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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