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Chelsea Clinton, Still
NBC’s Pretend Journalist

Daily Download, by David Zurawik

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 12/28/2012 11:26:34 PM

I know there are questions on my beat larger and more pressing than who’s worse as a TV journalist, Chelsea Clinton or Jenna Bush Hager, the presidentially-connected, pretend correspondents at NBC News. But I continue to be fascinated by a network news division putting someone as outrageously unqualified as Clinton on a prime-time newsmagazine. I watched her again last week in a softer-than-soft piece on a weight loss program started by Pastor Rick Warren at his Saddleback Church, and I can say with absolute certainty that she has not improved one lick in the last year.

Comments:
Hurl.

      

Reply 1 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 12/28/2012 11:42:28 PM     (No. 9088166)

In keeping with "pretend" remember all the speculation on her parentage..her resemblance( pre plastic surgery) to the soon dead guy in Ft Marcy Park? oh for the simpler times when scandals were also simpler....


Reply 2 - Posted by: flatwater, 12/28/2012 11:44:27 PM     (No. 9088170)

EVERY "reporter" at NBC is a "pretend journalist."

The same can be said for ABC, CBS (with the possible exception of Sharyl Attkisson), CNN (Jake Tapper possibly excepted), PMSNBC, NPR, PBS, the New York Slimes, the WhiteWash Post, etc.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/28/2012 11:52:52 PM     (No. 9088175)

Al Sharpton is a journalist? Dick Gregory? Any ideas what those ladies on the View might be?


Reply 4 - Posted by: Dante, 12/28/2012 11:53:59 PM     (No. 9088176)

And her mother was a pretend Senator and a pretend cabinet member for a pretend President.


Reply 5 - Posted by: PageTurner, 12/29/2012 12:00:38 AM     (No. 9088181)

...and she still looks just like her Uncle Webb.


Reply 6 - Posted by: bob913, 12/29/2012 12:28:29 AM     (No. 9088194)

NBC News is all pretend


Reply 7 - Posted by: Lcomstaff, 12/29/2012 3:52:31 AM     (No. 9088252)

Not a news site.


   

 

  


 

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