Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Helen Thomas: Lap Dogs of the Press

Put that reporter down, George!

Helen still calls'em like she sees'em. Luvit!

The Nation: Reporters and editors like to think of themselves as watchdogs for the public good. But in recent years both individual reporters and their ever-growing corporate ownership have defaulted on that role. (...)
The naïve complicity of the press and the government was never more pronounced than in the prelude to the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. The media became an echo chamber for White House pronouncements...(more)


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