Skip to comments.Hype is Today's Media's Problem
Posted on 06/29/2014 2:01:00 AM PDT by Up Yours Marxists
Reporter Sharyl Attkissons story sounds familiar to me: A major network got tired of her reports criticizing government. She no longer works there.
The CBS correspondent reported on Fast and Furious, the shifting explanation for the Benghazi and Libya attacks and the bungled rollout of the Obamacare website.
But as time went on, it was harder to get stories on, she said.
There are people who simply would rather just avoid the headache of going after powers that be because of the pushback that comes with it, which has become very organized and well-financed, she said on my TV show.
I left ABC for similar reasons. When I began consumer reporting, I assumed advertisers would censor me, since sponsors who paid my bosses wouldnt want criticism. But never in 30 years was a story killed because of advertiser pressure. Not once. I hear thats changed since, and big advertisers, such as car dealers, do persuade news directors to kill stories.
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They didn’t have any problem when Bush was President.
“They didnt have any problem when Bush was President.”
If he were the man he should be, he would be fomenting a grass-roots movement to remove Chairman Maobama from office.
The Federal-Media Complex.
1895: from the appearance in an issue of the New York World of a cartoon in which a child in a yellow dress ( 'The Yellow Kid') was the central figure. The color printing was an experiment designed to attract customers.
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Remove Chairman Maobama from office.
It may be in the works the democrats are sweating the mid term election the media will be in full steam ahead to cover for them they can’t afford to lose all the damage the democrats have done.