Wednesday, October 5, 2011

CBS Reporter Called Out for Covering Gunwalker Fairly

While I have not blogged much about the developing scandal that is ‘Fast and Furious’ and ‘Gunwalker’, I have been following this story at Confederate Yankee. I figured, why blog about something that has been so well covered. Plus, as I read the posts, it is clear to me that the writers have resources and sources that I could not begin to develop. If you want to read more about it, just click on over to CY and take a gander. They have lots to stuff.

But I wanted to point out this little bit of hypocrisy. A CBS reporter who had the gall to develop a story line that did not show the Obama Administration and Holder’s DOJ in a very positive light got read the riot act by a couple of Obama and Holder underlings.

[Sharyl] Attkisson also said the DOJ and White House representatives complained the CBS was “unfair and biased” because it didn’t give the White House favorable coverage on the developing scandal.

“Is it sort of a drip, drip. And I’m certainly not the one to make the case for DOJ and White House about what I’m doing wrong,” she added. “They will tell you that I’m the only reporter, as they told me, that is not reasonable. They said The Washington Post is reasonable, the LA Times is reasonable, The New York Times is reasonable – I’m the only one who thinks this is a story, and they think I’m unfair and biased by pursuing it.” (Source: The Daily Caller)

I wonder if the White House will pull her press credentials. Remember when the Obama Administration tried to freeze out Fox News in 2009? Fox News makes no bones about not covering Obama and his group in a favorable light. They report the news as needed. Fortunately, other members of the press stood up to Obama and basically told them to knock it off.

1 comment:

  1. I find it a tiny bit refreshing that a lamestream journalist is actually doing her job for a change. Virtually none of them do more than keep up the news = entertainment mantra of ALL the broadcast media.

    If they told the truth consistently the treasonous behavior so consistent by all branches of the government would slow dramatically, if not end.

    The best part of watching TV is you can see their mouth move so you know they are lying.