September 26, 2003

Are the media whores?
"The Fox claim is a con on the public ... the network is blatantly unbalanced," Robert MacNeil, former host of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour said, adding that the network has used patriotism to promote the right wing and Bush misadministration.

While journalists are often accused of having a liberal bias, "most media are owned by Republican conservatives, so there is a healthy balance and tension" within the news operation, Tom Curley, CEO of the Associated Press, said.

"We're not going to turn the clock back. The tough questions have to be asked of political figures," Judy Woodruff of CNN said. "But only if they're Democrats!" she squealed.

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