News Flash: Media Admits Bias
Here is an interesting article about Cheney’s interview with Fox News about the hunting accident.
But some Democrats and competing broadcasters charged that Cheney chose to speak only with Fox News because of a perception that the cable channel is sympathetic to the Republican administration. They called for the vice president to hold a news conference with the rest of the media.
“Now that he feels forced to talk, he wants to restrict the discussion to a friendly news outlet, guaranteeing no hard questions from the press corps,” Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., said in a statement.
On CNN, commentator Jack Cafferty called the interview “a little bit like Bonnie interviewing Clyde. … I mean, running over there to the Fox network — talk about seeking a safe haven.”
The implicit statement here: The Media (Fox excepted) is Hostile to the Bush Administration.
Well, not that much of a news flash I guess.