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Which Network Will Win the
Battle for Sharyl Attkisson?

Mediaite, by Joe Concha

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Posted By:Toledo, 4/16/2014 11:08:14 AM

Media and particularly cable news has never been as polarized as it is today. It’s also never been tilted more towards opinion and less toward objective reporting of hard news. As a result, trust in media has fallen to an all-time low. Reporters in particular are looked upon as dishonest brokers in the business, with Gallup showing only 20 percent of those polled finding journalists honest and ethical (that’s 65 percent lower than nurses, 50 percent lower than doctors and engineers). Solid investigative reporters are simply in short supply and demand. Why? Because with opinion programming so much cheaper to produce

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 4/16/2014 11:10:20 AM     (No. 9812944)

there´s only one that will let her tell the truth

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Reply 2 - Posted by: canuckchopper, 4/16/2014 11:17:49 AM     (No. 9812964)

I´d say that the ´tilted more towards opinion´ part is true of ABCNBCCBSMSNBCCNN, but would find it difficult to apply that so much to Fox.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dman, 4/16/2014 11:20:10 AM     (No. 9812968)

FNC would be the obvious choice, but she would only "blend in" and not "stand out" there. It´s time to propagate honest voices back into the alphabets.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kofcfn, 4/16/2014 11:21:42 AM     (No. 9812972)

two networks fox and blaze, maybe Al Jazzera would be more honest than the other networks

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 4/16/2014 11:49:00 AM     (No. 9813021)

Does it have to be a network? Some of the best investigative reporting is done by the tabloids which are available at every grocery store checkout counter. Cannot say that about the Times, etc. The tabloids are in a position to beat out any liberal newspaper.

If it is a network, hope its Fox.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/16/2014 12:08:07 PM     (No. 9813055)

Sorry - the author lost me when he listed Shepard Smith and Anderson Cooper as "playing it straight."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 4/16/2014 12:47:40 PM     (No. 9813131)

She´s a very good journalist, so i hope she might go to FOX. #3 is probably right that she would "blend in", but the more great reporters on FOX, the stronger the channel/outlet.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 4/16/2014 1:11:56 PM     (No. 9813175)

She´s a (djent djent) 21st Century Fox.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 4/16/2014 1:23:22 PM     (No. 9813197)

"Media ... news has never been as polarized as it is today. It’s also never been tilted more towards opinion and less toward objective reporting of hard news."

Sure it has. Only today you have a few choices you didn´t used to have. Liberals once ran the whole thing, no exceptions, and they were as polar then as they are today but there was nobody around pointing it out and giving viewers alternatives to compare with. Liberals in the old days were less objective, if possible, than today since nobody could force their hand about reporting something they at first chose to leave out of their reporting.

Whoever wrote these lines either doesn´t know what he´s talking about, or doesn´t know what he´s talking about.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dwa, 4/16/2014 1:38:00 PM     (No. 9813216)

This author really thinks the reason there isn´t any investigative reporting is because "opinion programming so much cheaper to produce. That is total BS. The reason there is no investigative reporting is that the MSM is in bed with this administration and refuses to investigate anything about Obama and his henchmen. You can be sure if it were a Repub administration with all the scandles going on, they would be in full force with investigative reporting. If there is any doubt, look at their response to Abu Graibe and to the release of Palin´s e-mails vs their response to Bengazi, IRS, Fast and Furious etc.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: absalom, 4/16/2014 4:15:16 PM     (No. 9813434)

FOX may have a few talking heads who speak unvarnished truth to power. Nevertheless, it is R establishment and certainly not a conservative network!

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