"the media, you see, used to have something called a “watchdog” role in this country, by which it was understood that they worked for society and protected it against those in power, preventing abuse. '... old traditional media such as the New York Times, network television, National Public Radio and PBS, are not doing much, if anything, to keep those in power in check. For that today, one has to rely on blogs and popular outlets such as FOX News. In fact, FOX News gets labeled as conservative for merely fulfilling this obligation."
"... no wonder that, according to Pew Research this week, two thirds of Americans do not trust the media, the lowest ranking ever. '... no wonder that Glenn Beck, the FOX commentator who went after the Jones story, gets 2.6 million viewers every day, while his closest competitor at the same time slot gets 600,000 on a good day."
The unadulterated and unabashed leftist media bias was very evident today from Charlie Gibson, anchor for ABCs World News Tonight, when asked this morning on a Chicago radio station the following: