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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:21 am 
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I wish it were true Chuck but Media has been deregulated with no Fairness Doctrine since 1987 by Reagan & the Telecoms Act by Clinton in 96 so we need to push for regulations.

It’s Time for the Press to Stop Complaining—And to Start Fighting Back

A nearly 50-year campaign of vilification, inspired by Fox News's Roger Ailes, has left many Americans distrustful of media outlets. Now, journalists need to speak up for their work.

I've devoted much of my professional life to the study of political campaigns, not as a historian or an academic but as a reporter and an analyst. I thought I’d seen it all, from the bizarre upset that handed a professional wrestler the governorship of Minnesota to the California recall that gave us the Governator to candidates who die but stay on the ballot and win.

But there’s a new kind of campaign underway, one that most of my colleagues and I have never publicly reported on, never fully analyzed, and never fully acknowledged: the campaign to destroy the legitimacy of the American news media.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archi ... ck/569224/


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