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Sharyl Attkisson: CBS Lost Interest in
Government Watchdog Stories

Accuracy In Media, by Don Irvine

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Posted By:Toledo, 7/10/2014 8:34:17 AM

In an interview with National Public Radio’s David Folkenflik, former CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson said that the network discouraged her from pursuing stories on the Obama administration, and seemingly lost interest in her government watchdog stories to the point that they kept them off the air. Here are some excerpts from Attkisson’s interview: “You know, times I’ve been encouraged to begin covering stories about the Obama administration but then mid-stream I’ve been clearly discouraged from continuing to pursue them as the stories seem to start to get dicey, or as I seem to be able to turn up very good

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jebediah, 7/10/2014 8:53:42 AM     (No. 9918085)

Did they ever have an interest to begin with? They certainly had an interest in Romney´s dog on a crate in the car. THAT went on forever, as well as inaccurate reporting re: Bush and Romney right down the line. (Remember Dan Rather?)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: toddh, 7/10/2014 9:42:07 AM     (No. 9918161)

So even National Socialist Radio listeners know that CBS covers stuff up.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: southron, 7/10/2014 10:02:04 AM     (No. 9918193)

I mentioned this Attkisson incident to a local lady with a Liberal persuasion - her response - "That´s not true, CBS wouldn´t do that!"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/10/2014 3:05:02 PM     (No. 9918624)

If they don´t report it, it didn´t happen. Some should have lost that LBC obomba claimed in Hawaii. It didn´t happen. MFM could spend a lifetime to attempt to regain credibility and that would not be long enough.

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