Want proof that journalism has devolved into entertainment? Well, OK, the communications arm of the Republican Party is not actually ‘entertaining’… Gene Lyons:
Since President Obama’s election, the cable news channel has dropped all but the barest pretense of objectivity. Billing itself as “fair and balanced,” Fox has turned itself into what White House communications director Anita Dunn recently called “the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party.”-- more here.
Actually, that’s an extremely polite way of putting it. It’s closer to Orwell’s “Ministry of Truth.”