Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Random Thought

Brian Williams got suspended without pay for six months from NBC News for fudging the facts on his reporting from Iraq and reporting events that didn’t happen.

If he was working for Fox News, it would be just another day at the office.

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  1. Is this nothing ,no he doesn’t get a pass, more than result of the news having become a 24/7 reality show vying for rating dollars. TV anchors have to go on late night TV to tell all about how they got the hard story. How does it hurt if you through in a little extra color. and, “That’s the way it is”.

    • Stewart nailed this. Imagine where we’d be if the same scrutiny and accountability had been demanded of journalists in 2001-4: maybe instead of journalists getting caught fibbing about their derring-do in a war zone the pols would have been caught lying to justify going into that war in the first place.

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