White House vs. FOX News, again


Anita Dunn: Partisan hack

Aw, jeez. Anita Dunn, the White House communications director and former Democratic Party consultant, accused FOX of serving as an "arm'' of the Republican Party, according to a Tribune report.

Said Dunn:

They're widely viewed as a part of the Republican Party - take [the GOP's] talking points, put'em on the air, take [the GOP's] opposition research, put'em on the air. But let's not pretend that they're a news network the way CNN is.

This is partisan nonsense. In journalism, putting someone's view on the air is called telling both
sides of the story. This is what angers President Barack Obama's White
House and Democrats about FOX News; instead of ignoring Republican or
conservative views, responses, comments and so forth, FOX News airs
them--something that MSNBC and the major network news shops don't do as
often. At the same time, those other network shops are perfectly
content to repeat Obama and Democratic talking points.

This happens because today's journalism schools--judging by the
results--no longer teach the idea of objective reporting. Too many
reporters today apparently think their job is to report the "truth,"
which sets them up as the arbiters of the truth, meaning that they've
become rhetoricians instead of journalists.


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  • I believe our current administration wins the award for the biggest crybaby White House of all time. Sheesh!!! I thought my two-year old whined too much. Boo-hoo you Obama pansies!!! I'm sending you guys a case of pacifiers, a few hundred Pampers and a crate full of Kleenex to wipe up all your tears. PATHETIC!

  • It's interesting that this so-called administration is bothered by Fox who clearly reports both sides of the argument; and says nothing about msnbc and their obvious, blatant lies. MSNBC recently reported that a man at a tea party with an asault rifle was white, prooving the tea parties are racial. I saw a full view, which msnbc cut out. That man was black. MSNBC kept the camera away from the mans skin and blatently made up a lie. The white house is totally silent on the liars. I guess that's understandable though since this white house is full of LIARS!

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