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Response to LiberalArkie (Original post)

Sat Mar 6, 2021, 10:49 AM

1. Cronkite DID "stray into personal bias or activism"....

When he went to Vietnam and found that the military was lying about the possibility of victory, he said so. And it helped end the war.

Today, any journalist who does that kind of thing is a hero - like Cronkite was.

The difference today is that some journalists simply parrot the lies that are being put out by some politicians and interest groups. Other journalists lack the courage to call the lies what they are...lies. NPR is an example. Their "both sides" approach puts lies and facts on an equal footing.

I'm biased. I admit it freely. I'm biased toward the facts, the numbers, and the truth. I expect journalists to be the same. If they aren't, they're simply part of the lie.

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