The incestuous Government-Media-Business farce


danmillerinpanama

All the news that fits the desired narrative, and none other, shall be reported by the legitimate “news” media.

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On February 11, 2013 Vice President Biden said that he and Obama are “counting on…legitimate news media” to help in their gun control efforts.

He said he knew people would continue to “misrepresent” the positions taken by himself and Obama, but that “legitimate news media” would cover them in a way that’s helpful to the administration.

In this post, I use the term “legitimate ‘news’ media” in the same sense that Biden apparently did.

I have been reading Sharyl Attkisson’s November 2014 book Stonewalled. Its thesis is that favored businesses, Government agencies and politicians set the agenda of the legitimate “news” media, which defer to them in what they report and how they report it.

Since Obama’s 2008 nomination and subsequent election, the legitimate “news” media have embraced Him by reporting (or creating) good news for Him and His…

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One Response to The incestuous Government-Media-Business farce

  1. Thanks for the re-blog. Dan

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